On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Connell, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
  • Brian Geraghty, American actor
  • Lisa Jacob, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics 1996)
  • Tim McMahon, American hardcore singer (Mouthpiece, Hands Tied, Triple Threat)

Famous Deaths

Denny Shute

Denny Shute, American golfer (British Open 1933, PGA C'ship 1936-37), dies at 69

  • Jaime Torres Bodet, Mexican politician, 2nd Director-General of the UNESCO (1948-52), dies at 72
1974 Highlights

About May 13, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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