May 13: Day of the Week
May 13, 2019 is the 133rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 232 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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May 13 Historical Event(s)
- 1848First performance of Finland’s national anthem.
- 19481948 Arab-Israeli War: the Kfar Etzion massacre is committed by Arab irregulars, the day before the declaration of independence of the state of Israel on May 14.
- 1950The first round of the Formula One World Championship is held at Silverstone.
- 1952The Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India, holds its first sitting.
- 1958May 1958 crisis: a group of French military officers lead a coup in Algiers demanding that a government of national unity be formed with Charles de Gaulle at its head in order to defend French control of Algeria.
- 1994Johnny Carson makes his last television appearance on Late Show with David Letterman.
- 1995A 33 years old British mother Alison Hargreaves, became the first woman to conquer Everest without oxygen or the help of sherpas.
- 1996Severe thunderstorms and a tornado in Bangladesh kill 600 people.
- 2005The Binh Bridge opens to traffic in Hai Phong, Vietnam.
- 2011the 2011 Charsadda bombing in the Charsadda District of Pakistan two bombs exploded killing 98 and wounding 140.
Who were born on May 13?
- 1742Archduchess Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen (d. 1798)
- 1924Harry Schwarz, South African anti-apartheid politician, lawyer and diplomat (d. 2010)
- 1937Roger Zelazny, American author (d. 1995)
- 1950Manning Marable, American academic and author (d. 2011)
- 1961Dennis Rodman, American basketball player and actor
- 1963Wally Masur, Australian tennis player
- 1965Hikari Ota, Japanese comedian
- 1966Alison Goldfrapp, English musician
- 1977Robby Hammock, American baseball player
- 1986Alexander Rybak, Norwegian singer
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