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Thursday May 13, 2021

May 13: Day of the Week

May 13, 2021 is the 133rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 232 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

May 2021

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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)

  • 1779
    War of Bavarian Succession: Russian and French mediators at the Congress of Teschen negotiate an end to the war. In the agreement Austria receives the part of its territory that was taken from it (the Innviertel).
  • 1780
    The Cumberland Compact is signed by leaders of the settlers in early Tennessee.
  • 1861
    The Great Comet of 1861 is discovered by John Tebbutt of Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.
  • 1909
    The first Giro d'Italia starts from Milan. Italian cyclist Luigi Ganna will be the winner.
  • 1952
    The Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India, holds its first sitting.
  • 1954
    The anti-National Service Riots, by Chinese Middle School students in Singapore, take place.
  • 1963
    The U.S. Supreme Court case Brady v. Maryland is decided.
  • 1969
    Race riots, later known as the May 13 Incident, take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 2006
    2006 São Paulo violence: a major rebellion occurs in several prisons in Brazil.
  • 2008
    The Jaipur bombings in Rajasthan, India results in dozens of deaths.

Who were born on May 13?

  • 1881
    Lima Barreto, Brazilian author (d. 1922)
  • 1898
    Justin/Giustino Tuveri, Italian World War I veteran (d. 2007)
  • 1930
    Mike Gravel, American politician
  • 1937
    Trevor Baylis, English inventor
  • 1941
    Joe Brown, British singer
  • 1947
    Edgar Burcksen, Dutch film editor
  • 1957
    Alan Ball, American screenwriter, director and producer
  • 1979
    Michael Madden, American musician (Maroon 5)
  • 1981
    Sunny Leone, Canadian/American pornographic actress
  • 1985
    Travis Zajac, Canadian ice hockey player

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