On This Day

May 13, 1930 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in History

  • Mike Gravel, (Sen-R-Alaska)
  • Vernon Shaw, former president of Dominica

Deaths in History


Person of interestFridtjof Nansen

Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer and diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1922), dies at 68

Arctic Explorer and Diplomat Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic Explorer and Diplomat
Fridtjof Nansen
  • Helene Lange, German feminist (honoured with the Grand Prussian State Medal), dies at 82