May 13th: What is special about this date?

May 13th marks the 133rd day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 134th in case of leap years). There are 232 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on May 13th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to May 13th and what happened on May 13th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 13th.


May 13th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On May 13th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Robert Pattinson
    Robert Pattinson (1986)

    An actor, model, musician, and producer from england.

  • Debby Ryan
    Debby Ryan (1993)

    Debby ryan is an american actress known for her role in the disney channel series 'jessie' and the netflix series 'insatiable'.

  • Bea Arthur
    Bea Arthur (1922)

    Bea arthur was a tv actress best known for her roles in the sitcoms 'maude' and 'the golden girls'.

  • Stephen Colbert
    Stephen Colbert (1964)

    American political comedian, writer, comedian and television host.

  • Dennis Rodman
    Dennis Rodman (1961)

    American basketball player, an american athlete.

  • Harvey Keitel
    Harvey Keitel (1939)

    American actor and producer.

  • Ritchie Valens
    Ritchie Valens (1941)

    After renting a hall to perform a gig, he was "discovered" and signed with a talent agency.

  • Sunny Leone
    Sunny Leone (1981)

    Canadian american actress, model, and pornstar.

  • Iwan Rheon
    Iwan Rheon (1985)

    Welsh stage/television actor, and welsh singer.

  • Joe Louis
    Joe Louis (1914)

    American heavyweight boxer.

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May 13th: who died on this date?

On May 13th the following celebrities died:

  • Gary Cooper
    Gary Cooper (1961)

    American actor who rose to fame after his appearance in "sergeant york" in 1941.

  • Doris Day
    Doris Day (2019)

    American singer and actress; known worldwide as the world's favorite virgin, on-screen since 1948.

  • Margot Kidder
    Margot Kidder (2018)

    Margot kidder was a canadian-american actress best known for her iconic role as lois lane in the superman film series.

  • Leatrice Joy
    Leatrice Joy (1985)

    Silent screen star, dies in riverdale (bronx) new york city, new york at age 91.

  • Dan Blocker
    Dan Blocker (1972)

    Texas, united states -- actor (tiny-cimarron city, hoss-bonanza).

  • Wealthy Astor (1968)

    Dedicated to promoting the arts and preserving cultural heritage.

  • Kathleen Kennedy (1948)

    Kathleen Kennedy was a member of the famous Kennedy family and served as a socialite and diplomat.

  • Amais Mabini (1985)

    Renowned Filipino painter known for his vibrant landscapes and portraits.

  • Malik Ambar (1626)

    Malik Ambar was a prominent Ethiopian writer known for his literary works during the 16th century.

  • Rehman (1980)

    Renowned Pakistani music composer and director.

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May 13th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On May 13th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Taurus according to the Western Zodiac.

Taurus zodiac sign

May 13th: what is special about the Taurus sign?

The Taurus sign encompasses people born between April 20th and May 20th.

You can discover Taurus's personality traits and attitude and Taurus's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Taurus born in May discover why May born are so special.


May 13th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on May 13th in history:

  • May 13, 1912: Royal Flying Corps is established in England.
  • May 13, 1931: Paul Doumer is elected president of France.
  • May 13, 1939: SS St. Louis departs Hamburg with 937 Jews fugitives
  • May 13, 1954: Pajama Game opens at St. James Theater NYC for 1063 performances
  • May 13, 1956: Pachyderm Building at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens
  • May 13, 1971: Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane seriously injured in a car accident
  • May 13, 1972: Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (started May 12).
  • May 13, 1979: Utter Glory... Morrissey Hall opens and closes at Mark Hellinger, New York City
  • May 13, 2003: A new 20-dollar note has been released by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing of the Treasury Department of the United States. It is intended to counter the technological advancements of counterfeiters. It is anticipated that the note will begin circulation in fall 2003, five years after the last $20 note was issued in 1998. In 2004 and 2005, new designs will be released for the $50 and $100 bills. The main change in the new currency design comes in the color. It is the first U.S. coin since 19
  • May 13, 2005: The United States Department of Defense releases a list of bases that will be closed under the Base Realignment and Closure process, 2005 (BRAC 2005).
  • May 13, 2007: After a 4-2 victory over Finland in the gold-medal game in Moscow (Russia), Team Canada won the 2007 IIHF World Hockey Championship.
  • May 13, 2019: Gulf of Oman incident. Iran-United States Relations, United Arab Emirates – Iran relations. The United States Maritime Administration (MARAD), issues a new alert for all ships passing Fujairah off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. This alert is in response to "acts of sabotage" that have been rising amid increased tensions between Iran and the United States.

What day of the year is May 13th?

May 13th marks the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 134th in case of leap years).

There are 232 days remaining until the end of the year.

May 13th is the 13th day of the month of May.