On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st British-produced jet bomber, the Canberra, makes its 1st test flight

Famous Birthdays

  • Franklyn Ajaye, American comedian and actor (Car Wash, The Jazz Singer, Bridesmaids), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jane Glover, British conductor
  • Zoe Wanamaker, American actress (Raggedy Rawney), born in NYC, New York