On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1950

Historical Events

  • Diner's Club issues its 1st credit cards
  • First ever race of the Formula 1 World Drivers Championship is run at Silverstone, England and won by Giuseppe Farina of italy in an Alfa Romeo

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Kirwan, British musician, singer and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac - "Albatross"), born in London, England (d. 2018)

Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder [Stevland Hardaway Morris], American singer-songwriter ("You Are The Sunshine Of My Life"; "Sir Duke"), born in Saginaw, Michigan


1950 Highlights

About May 13, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus