Wednesday 13 May 1942US date format: 5/13/1942, UK date format: 13/5/1942
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 13, 1942). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Zbigniew Paleta and Jim Douglas.
Yankee Doodle Dandy, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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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
- Zbigniew Paleta
- Ian Dury: Musician.
- Jim Douglas: Jazz guitarist.
- Vladimir A Dzhanibekov Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 27: 39, T-6, T-12, T-13).
- Leighton Gage: American author (d. 2013).
- Roger Young: American director producer and...
- Hyam Greenbaum: Composer, dies at 41.
- Pitcher Jim Tobin belts three homeruns in a game.
- Helicopter makes its first cross-country flight.