May 13, 1930
in Lubbock county, Texas, USA, a farmer is caught in an open field during a fierce hailstorm and is killed.
In the Mawbanna district of north-eastern Tasmania, farmer Wilf Batty becomes notorious as the last known person to shoot a Tasmanian Tiger, only shortly before the species itself becomes extinct.
Maurice Robert "Mike" Gravel, United States Senator from Alaska
Helene Lange, German feminist (b. 1848)
Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian explorer, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1861)
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