May 13, 1930

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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.


Births

Maurice Robert "Mike" Gravel, United States Senator from Alaska


Deaths

Helene Lange, German feminist (b. 1848)

Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian explorer, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1861)


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