On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1971

Historical Events

  • Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane seriously injured in a car accident

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamish Pepper, laser single handed sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Michael Sirotka, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Rob Fredrickson, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • Tom Nalen, NFL center (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)

Famous Deaths

  • Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, Russian composer, dies 67
1971 Highlights

About May 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus