Tuesday 13 May 1930
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maurice Couturier and Jose Jimenez Lozano.
The Chess Player, directed by Raymond Bernard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Cimarron by Edna Ferber was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Maurice Couturier
- Jose Jimenez Lozano: Spanish writer.
- Mike Gravel: American politician, former Democratic Party Senator from Alaska, and outspoken candidate for President in the 2008 election race.
- José Lozano: Spanish journalist and author.
- Vernon Shaw: Dominican politician 5th President of Dominica (d. 2013).
- Only known fatality due to hail
- Farmer killed by hail in Lubbock, Texas, USA; this is the only known fatality due to hail.
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