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May 13th, 2008 (May 13 2008)DeathSaad Al-Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Sheikh of Kuwait (born in 1930)
May 13th, 2008 (May 13 2008)DeathRon Stone, American television reporter (born in 1936)
May 13th, 2007 (May 13 2007)EventConstruction of the Calafat-Vidin Bridge between Romania and Bulgaria begins.
May 13th, 2007 (May 13 2007)EventRepublic Protests in Turkey.
May 13th, 2006 (May 13 2006)Event2006 Sao Paulo violence: a major rebellion occurs in several prisons in Brazil.
May 13th, 2006 (May 13 2006)DeathJaroslav Pelikan, American historian (born in 1923)
May 13th, 2006 (May 13 2006)DeathJohnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (born in 1949)
May 13th, 2005 (May 13 2005)EventThe Andijan Massacre occurs in Uzbekistan.
May 13th, 2005 (May 13 2005)DeathGeorge Dantzig, American mathematician (born in 1914)
May 13th, 2005 (May 13 2005)DeathMichael Ross, American serial killer (born in 1959)
May 13th, 2005 (May 13 2005)DeathEddie Barclay, French record producer (born in 1921)
May 13th, 2002 (May 13 2002)DeathValeri Lobanovsky, Ukrainian footballer and manager (born in 1939)
May 13th, 2002 (May 13 2002)DeathRuth Cracknell, Australian actress (born in 1925)
May 13th, 2001 (May 13 2001)EventSilvio Berlusconi s House of Freedoms coalition wins the Italian general elections.
May 13th, 2001 (May 13 2001)DeathR.K. Narayan, Indian novelist (born in 1906)
May 13th, 2001 (May 13 2001)DeathJason Miller, American playwright (born in 1939)
May 13th, 2000 (May 13 2000)EventIn Enschede, the Netherlands, a fireworks factory explodes, killing 22 people, wounding 950, and resulting in approximately ?450 million in damage.
May 13th, 2000 (May 13 2000)DeathPaul Bartel, American actor (born in 1938)
May 13th, 1999 (May 13 1999)DeathGene Sarazen, American golfer (born in 1902)
May 13th, 1998 (May 13 1998)EventRace riots break out in Jakarta, Indonesia, where shops owned by Indonesian of Chinese descendants are looted and women raped.
May 13th, 1998 (May 13 1998)EventIndia carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, in addition to the three conducted on May 11. The United States and Japan impose economic sanctions on India.
May 13th, 1996 (May 13 1996)EventSevere thunderstorms and a tornado in Bangladesh kill 600 people.
May 13th, 1994 (May 13 1994)EventJohnny Carson makes last television appearance on The David Letterman Show.David Letterman Quotes
May 13th, 1994 (May 13 1994)DeathDuncan Hamilton, British racing driver (born in 1920)
May 13th, 1992 (May 13 1992)DeathF. E. McWilliam, Northern Irish sculptor (born in 1909)
May 13th, 1989 (May 13 1989)EventLarge groups of students occupy Tiananmen Square and begin a hunger strike.
May 13th, 1988 (May 13 1988)DeathChet Baker, American jazz trumpeter (born in 1929)
May 13th, 1987 (May 13 1987)BirthHunter Parrish, American actor
May 13th, 1986 (May 13 1986)BirthGiuliana Marino, Playboy Playmate of the Year, Germany 2005
May 13th, 1986 (May 13 1986)BirthRobert Pattinson, English actor
May 13th, 1986 (May 13 1986)BirthScott Sutter, Swiss footballer
May 13th, 1985 (May 13 1985)EventPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, police storm MOVE headquarters to end a stand-off, killing 11 MOVE members and destroying the homes of 250 city residents.
May 13th, 1985 (May 13 1985)BirthTravis Zajac, Canadian ice hockey player
May 13th, 1985 (May 13 1985)DeathLeatrice Joy, American actress (born in 1893)
May 13th, 1984 (May 13 1984)BirthCaitlin Murphy, Australian actress and Model
May 13th, 1983 (May 13 1983)BirthCasey Donovan, Australian singer
May 13th, 1983 (May 13 1983)BirthGregory Lemarchal, French singer (died in 2007)
May 13th, 1983 (May 13 1983)BirthYaya Toure, Ivorian footballer
May 13th, 1982 (May 13 1982)BirthYoko Kumada, Japanese gravure idol
May 13th, 1982 (May 13 1982)BirthOguchi Onyewu, American footballer
May 13th, 1981 (May 13 1981)EventMehmet Ali Agca attempts to assassinate Pope John Paul II in St. Peter s Square in Rome. The Pope is rushed to the Agostino Gemelli University Polyclinic to undergo emergency surgery and survives.
May 13th, 1981 (May 13 1981)BirthJimmy Yang, American wrestler
May 13th, 1981 (May 13 1981)BirthSunny Leone, Canadian model
May 13th, 1981 (May 13 1981)BirthRebecka Liljeberg, Swedish actress
May 13th, 1980 (May 13 1980)EventAn F3 tornado hits Kalamazoo County, Michigan. President Jimmy Carter declares it a federal disaster area.Jimmy Carter Quotes
May 13th, 1980 (May 13 1980)BirthWaka Inoue, Japanese gravure idol and actress
May 13th, 1980 (May 13 1980)BirthMau Marcelo, Filipino singer
May 13th, 1979 (May 13 1979)BirthPrince Carl Philip of Sweden
May 13th, 1979 (May 13 1979)BirthMichael Madden, American musician (Maroon 5)
May 13th, 1978 (May 13 1978)BirthMike Bibby, American basketball player
May 13th, 1978 (May 13 1978)BirthRyan Bukvich, American baseball player
May 13th, 1978 (May 13 1978)BirthBarry Zito, American baseball player
May 13th, 1978 (May 13 1978)BirthSteve Mildenhall, English football player
May 13th, 1978 (May 13 1978)BirthDilshan Vitharana, Sri Lankan cricketer
May 13th, 1977 (May 13 1977)BirthIlse DeLange, Dutch singer
May 13th, 1977 (May 13 1977)BirthNeil Hopkins, American actor
May 13th, 1977 (May 13 1977)BirthSamantha Morton, English actress
May 13th, 1977 (May 13 1977)BirthRobby Hammock, baseball player
May 13th, 1976 (May 13 1976)BirthMark Delaney, Welsh footballer
May 13th, 1975 (May 13 1975)DeathBob Wills, American musician (born in 1905)
May 13th, 1974 (May 13 1974)BirthBrian Geraghty, American actor
May 13th, 1974 (May 13 1974)BirthTim McMahon, American hardcore singer (Mouthpiece, Hands Tied, Triple Threat)
May 13th, 1974 (May 13 1974)DeathJaime Torres Bodet, Mexican writer (born in 1902)
May 13th, 1972 (May 13 1972)EventFaulty electrical wiring ignites a fire underneath the Playtown Cabaret in Osaka, Japan. Blocked exits and non-functional elevators cause 118 fatalities, with many victims leaping to their deaths.
May 13th, 1972 (May 13 1972)BirthStefaan Maene, Belgian swimmer
May 13th, 1972 (May 13 1972)DeathDan Blocker, American actor (born in 1928)
May 13th, 1971 (May 13 1971)BirthTom Nalen, American football player
May 13th, 1969 (May 13 1969)EventRace riots, later known as the May 13 Incident, take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
May 13th, 1969 (May 13 1969)BirthAndre Schmechta, German musician (X Marks the Pedwalk)
May 13th, 1968 (May 13 1968)BirthAlison Goldfrapp, English musician
May 13th, 1968 (May 13 1968)BirthBuckethead, Guitarist
May 13th, 1968 (May 13 1968)BirthMiguel Angel Blanco, Spanish politician (died in 1997)
May 13th, 1968 (May 13 1968)BirthPMD, American rapper
May 13th, 1967 (May 13 1967)EventDr. Zakir Hussain becomes the third President of India. He is the first Muslim President of Indian Union. He holds this position till August 24, 1969.
May 13th, 1967 (May 13 1967)BirthChuck Schuldiner, American musician (Death, Control Denied) (died in 2001)Chuck D Quotes
May 13th, 1967 (May 13 1967)BirthMelanie Thornton, African American German pop singer, former member of La Bouche. (died in 2001)
May 13th, 1966 (May 13 1966)BirthDarius Rucker, American singer (Hootie & the Blowfish)
May 13th, 1966 (May 13 1966)BirthNikos Aliagas, Greek TV show host
May 13th, 1966 (May 13 1966)BirthKamen Vodenicharov, Bulgarian entertainer
May 13th, 1965 (May 13 1965)BirthJose Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber (died in 2006)
May 13th, 1965 (May 13 1965)BirthHikari Ota, Japanese comedian
May 13th, 1965 (May 13 1965)BirthTasmin Little, English violinist
May 13th, 1965 (May 13 1965)BirthLari White, American country music singer
May 13th, 1964 (May 13 1964)BirthStephen Colbert, American comedian and actorStephen Colbert Quotes
May 13th, 1964 (May 13 1964)BirthRonnie Coleman, American bodybuilder
May 13th, 1964 (May 13 1964)BirthTom Verica, American actor
May 13th, 1963 (May 13 1963)BirthWally Masur, Australian former tennis player
May 13th, 1963 (May 13 1963)DeathAlois Hudal, bishop, helped Nazi war criminals escape (born in 1885)
May 13th, 1962 (May 13 1962)BirthEduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (died in 2003)
May 13th, 1962 (May 13 1962)BirthKathleen Jamie, Scottish poet
May 13th, 1962 (May 13 1962)BirthSean McDonough, American sports newscaster
May 13th, 1962 (May 13 1962)BirthPaul McDermott, Australian comedian
May 13th, 1962 (May 13 1962)DeathHenry Trendley Dean, American dental researcher (born in 1893)
May 13th, 1961 (May 13 1961)BirthDennis Rodman, American basketball player and actor
May 13th, 1961 (May 13 1961)DeathGary Cooper, American actor (born in 1901)
May 13th, 1960 (May 13 1960)EventHundreds of UC Berkeley students congregate for the first day of protest against a visit by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Thirty-one students are arrested, and the Free Speech Movement is born.
May 13th, 1958 (May 13 1958)EventDuring a visit to Caracas, Venezuela, Vice President Richard Nixon s car is attacked by anti-American demonstrators.
May 13th, 1958 (May 13 1958)EventThe trade mark Velcro is registered.
May 13th, 1957 (May 13 1957)BirthAlan Ball, American screenwriter, director, and producer
May 13th, 1957 (May 13 1957)BirthKoji Suzuki, Japanese writer (Ring, Dark Water)
May 13th, 1957 (May 13 1957)BirthAndrea Klump, German terrorist
May 13th, 1956 (May 13 1956)BirthSri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder of the Art of Living FoundationRavi Shankar Quotes
May 13th, 1956 (May 13 1956)BirthRichard Madeley, Television presenter
May 13th, 1954 (May 13 1954)EventThe anti-National Service Riots, by Chinese Middle School students in Singapore, take place.
May 13th, 1954 (May 13 1954)BirthJohnny Logan, Irish singer and songwriter
May 13th, 1952 (May 13 1952)EventThe Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India, holds its first sitting.
May 13th, 1952 (May 13 1952)BirthJohn Kasich, U.S. Republican Congressman
May 13th, 1951 (May 13 1951)BirthSharon Sayles Belton, Mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 13th, 1951 (May 13 1951)BirthJim Douglas, American politician, governor of Vermont
May 13th, 1951 (May 13 1951)BirthPaul Thompson, British rock drummer (Roxy Music)
May 13th, 1950 (May 13 1950)EventThe first round of the Formula 1 World Championship is held at Silverstone.
May 13th, 1950 (May 13 1950)BirthStevie Wonder, American singer and musician
May 13th, 1950 (May 13 1950)BirthDanny Kirwan, British musician (Fleetwood Mac)
May 13th, 1950 (May 13 1950)BirthBobby Valentine, Major League baseball manager
May 13th, 1949 (May 13 1949)BirthZoe Wanamaker, English-American actress
May 13th, 1948 (May 13 1948)Event1948 Arab-Israeli War: the Kfar Etzion massacre is committed by Arab irregulars, the day before the declaration of independence of the state of Israel on May 14.
May 13th, 1947 (May 13 1947)BirthEdgar Burcksen, Dutch film editor
May 13th, 1945 (May 13 1945)BirthSam Anderson, American actor
May 13th, 1945 (May 13 1945)BirthMagic Dick, American musician (The J. Geils Band)
May 13th, 1945 (May 13 1945)DeathTubby Hall, American musician (born in 1895)
May 13th, 1944 (May 13 1944)BirthArmistead Maupin, American author
May 13th, 1943 (May 13 1943)EventWorld War II: German Afrika Korps and Italian troops in North Africa surrender to Allied forces.
May 13th, 1943 (May 13 1943)BirthMary Wells, American singer (died in 1992)
May 13th, 1941 (May 13 1941)EventWorld War II: Yugoslav royal colonel Dragoljub Mihailovic starts fighting with German occupation troops, beginning the Serbian resistance.
May 13th, 1941 (May 13 1941)BirthSenta Berger, Austrian actress
May 13th, 1941 (May 13 1941)BirthJoe Brown, British singer
May 13th, 1941 (May 13 1941)BirthRitchie Valens, American singer (died in 1959)
May 13th, 1941 (May 13 1941)BirthJody Conradt, American collage basketball coach
May 13th, 1940 (May 13 1940)EventWorld War II: Germany s conquest of France begins as the German army crosses the Meuse River. Winston Churchill makes his "blood, toil, tears, and sweat" speech to the House of Commons.Winston Churchill Quotes
May 13th, 1940 (May 13 1940)EventQueen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands flees the Nazi invasion in the Netherlands to Great Britain. Princess Juliana takes her children to Canada for their safety.Lee Child Quotes
May 13th, 1940 (May 13 1940)BirthBruce Chatwin, British writer (died in 1989)Bruce Chatwin Quotes
May 13th, 1939 (May 13 1939)EventThe first commercial FM radio station in the United States is launched in Bloomfield, Connecticut. The station later becomes WDRC-FM.
May 13th, 1939 (May 13 1939)BirthHarvey Keitel, American actor
May 13th, 1939 (May 13 1939)BirthHildrun Claus, German athlete
May 13th, 1938 (May 13 1938)BirthLaurent Beaudoin, French Canadian businessman (Bombardier)
May 13th, 1938 (May 13 1938)BirthGiuliano Amato, Italian politician
May 13th, 1938 (May 13 1938)DeathCharles Edouard Guillaume, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1861)
May 13th, 1937 (May 13 1937)BirthRoch Carrier, Canadian novelist
May 13th, 1937 (May 13 1937)BirthRoger Zelazny, American author (died in 1995)
May 13th, 1937 (May 13 1937)BirthTrevor Baylis, English inventor of the wind-up radio
May 13th, 1937 (May 13 1937)BirthZohra Lampert, American actress
May 13th, 1937 (May 13 1937)DeathEkaterina Geladze, mother of Joseph Stalin (born in 1858)Joseph Stalin Quotes
May 13th, 1935 (May 13 1935)BirthDominic Cossa, American baritone
May 13th, 1934 (May 13 1934)BirthLeon Wagner, baseball player (died in 2004)
May 13th, 1931 (May 13 1931)BirthJim Jones, American cult leader (died in 1978)Jim Jones Quotes
May 13th, 1930 (May 13 1930)BirthMike Gravel, Former Democratic Senator of Alaska and 2008 Presidential Candidate
May 13th, 1930 (May 13 1930)BirthJose Jimenez Lozano, Spanish writer
May 13th, 1930 (May 13 1930)BirthVernon Shaw, former president of Dominica
May 13th, 1930 (May 13 1930)DeathFridtjof Nansen, Nobel Peace Prize winner (born in 1861)
May 13th, 1928 (May 13 1928)BirthEdouard Molinaro, French film actor, director and screenwriter
May 13th, 1928 (May 13 1928)BirthEnrique Bolanos, President of Nicaragua
May 13th, 1928 (May 13 1928)BirthJim Shoulders, Champion Rodeo Cowboy
May 13th, 1927 (May 13 1927)BirthArchie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (died in 1958)
May 13th, 1927 (May 13 1927)BirthHerbert Ross, American director (died in 2001)
May 13th, 1926 (May 13 1926)BirthWallace Breem, British author
May 13th, 1926 (May 13 1926)DeathLibert H. Boeynaems, Belgian Catholic prelate (born in 1857)
May 13th, 1925 (May 13 1925)DeathBoris Savinkov, Russian writer and terrorist (born in 1879)
May 13th, 1924 (May 13 1924)BirthHarry Schwarz, South African MP and Ambassador to the US
May 13th, 1924 (May 13 1924)BirthTheodore Mann, American theatre producer and director
May 13th, 1922 (May 13 1922)BirthMichael Ainsworth, British cricketer (died in 1978)
May 13th, 1922 (May 13 1922)BirthBeatrice Arthur, American actress
May 13th, 1921 (May 13 1921)DeathJean Aicard, French poet and novelist (born in 1848)
May 13th, 1920 (May 13 1920)BirthGareth Morris, British flautist (died in 2007)
May 13th, 1918 (May 13 1918)BirthT. Balasaraswati, Bharatanatyam dancer (d.1984)
May 13th, 1916 (May 13 1916)DeathSholom Aleichem, Russian author (born in 1859)
May 13th, 1914 (May 13 1914)BirthJoe Louis, American boxer (died in 1981)Joe Louis Quotes
May 13th, 1913 (May 13 1913)EventIgor Sikorsky becomes the first man to pilot a four-engine aircraft.
May 13th, 1913 (May 13 1913)BirthWilliam R. Tolbert, Jr., Liberian president (died in 1980)
May 13th, 1913 (May 13 1913)BirthLambros Konstantaras, Greek actor (died in 1985)
May 13th, 1912 (May 13 1912)EventThe Royal Flying Corps (now the Royal Air Force) is established in the United Kingdom.
May 13th, 1912 (May 13 1912)BirthGil Evans, Canadian musician (died in 1988) Evans Quotes
May 13th, 1912 (May 13 1912)BirthJudah Nadich, American rabbi (died in 2007)
May 13th, 1911 (May 13 1911)BirthRobert Middleton, American film and television actor (died in 1977)
May 13th, 1909 (May 13 1909)EventThe first Giro d Italia takes place in Milan. Italian cyclist Luigi Ganna is the winner.
May 13th, 1907 (May 13 1907)BirthDame Daphne du Maurier, English author (died in 1989)
May 13th, 1904 (May 13 1904)BirthLouis Duffus, South African cricketer (died in 1984)
May 13th, 1903 (May 13 1903)DeathApolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and Prime Minister (born in 1864)
May 13th, 1901 (May 13 1901)DeathLeopoldo Alas y Urena, a.k.a. "Clarin", Spanish novelist and literary critic (born in 1851)
May 13th, 1898 (May 13 1898)BirthJustin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (died in 2007)
May 13th, 1894 (May 13 1894)BirthAsgeir Asgeirsson, 2nd President of Iceland (died in 1972)
May 13th, 1888 (May 13 1888)EventWith the passage of the Lei Aurea ("Golden Law"), Brazil abolishes slavery.
May 13th, 1885 (May 13 1885)DeathFriedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German physician (born in 1809)
May 13th, 1884 (May 13 1884)DeathCyrus McCormick, American inventor (born in 1809)
May 13th, 1883 (May 13 1883)BirthGeorgios Papanikolaou, Greek doctor, inventor of the Pap smear (died in 1962)
May 13th, 1882 (May 13 1882)BirthGeorges Braque, French painter (died in 1963)
May 13th, 1880 (May 13 1880)EventIn Menlo Park, New Jersey, Thomas Edison performs the first test of his electric railway.
May 13th, 1871 (May 13 1871)DeathDaniel Auber, French composer (born in 1782)
May 13th, 1866 (May 13 1866)DeathNikolai Brashman, Russian mathematician (born in 1796)
May 13th, 1865 (May 13 1865)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Palmito Ranch - in far south Texas, more than a month after Confederate General Robert E. Lee s surrender, the last land battle of the Civil War ends with a Confederate victory.Robert South Quotes
May 13th, 1864 (May 13 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Resaca - the battle begins with Union General Sherman fighting toward Atlanta, Georgia.
May 13th, 1861 (May 13 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: Queen Victoria of Britain issues a "proclamation of neutrality" which recognizes the breakaway states as having belligerent rights.
May 13th, 1861 (May 13 1861)EventThe Great Comet of 1861 is discovered by John Tebbutt of Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.
May 13th, 1857 (May 13 1857)BirthRonald Ross, English physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (died in 1932)
May 13th, 1856 (May 13 1856)BirthTom O Rourke, American boxing manager (died in 1938)
May 13th, 1848 (May 13 1848)EventFirst performance of Finland s national anthem.
May 13th, 1846 (May 13 1846)EventMexican-American War: The United States declares war on Mexico.
May 13th, 1842 (May 13 1842)BirthArthur Sullivan, English composer (died in 1900)
May 13th, 1840 (May 13 1840)BirthAlphonse Daudet, French novelist (died in 1897)
May 13th, 1835 (May 13 1835)DeathJohn Nash, English architect (born in 1752)
May 13th, 1832 (May 13 1832)DeathGeorges Cuvier, French naturalist (born in 1769)
May 13th, 1830 (May 13 1830)EventEcuador gains its independence from Gran Colombia.
May 13th, 1830 (May 13 1830)BirthZebulon Baird Vance, three-time governor of North Carolina (died in 1894)
May 13th, 1822 (May 13 1822)BirthFrancis of Assisi of Bourbon, King Consort of Spain (died in 1902) Francis of Assisi Quotes
May 13th, 1807 (May 13 1807)DeathEliphalet Dyer, American statesman and judge (born in 1721)
May 13th, 1795 (May 13 1795)BirthGerard Paul Deshayes, French geologist (died in 1875)
May 13th, 1794 (May 13 1794)BirthLouis-Leopold Robert, French painter (died in 1835)
May 13th, 1792 (May 13 1792)BirthPope Pius IX (died in 1878)
May 13th, 1787 (May 13 1787)EventCaptain Arthur Phillip leaves Portsmouth, England with eleven ships full of convicts (First Fleet) to establish a penal colony in Australia.
May 13th, 1779 (May 13 1779)EventWar of Bavarian Succession: Russian and French mediators at the Congress of Teschen negotiate an end to the war. In the agreement Austria receives the part of its territory that was taken from them (the Innviertel).
May 13th, 1753 (May 13 1753)BirthLazare Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (died in 1823)
May 13th, 1742 (May 13 1742)BirthArchduchess Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen (died in 1798)
May 13th, 1742 (May 13 1742)DeathLudwig IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (born in 1719)
May 13th, 1730 (May 13 1730)BirthCharles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (died in 1782)
May 13th, 1717 (May 13 1717)BirthEmpress Maria Theresa of Austria (died in 1780)
May 13th, 1712 (May 13 1712)BirthJohann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (died in 1772)
May 13th, 1707 (May 13 1707)BirthCarl von Linne, Swedish scientist (died in 1778)
May 13th, 1704 (May 13 1704)DeathLouis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit preacher (born in 1632)
May 13th, 1699 (May 13 1699)BirthMarquis of Pombal, Prime Minister of Portugal (died in 1782)
May 13th, 1655 (May 13 1655)BirthPope Innocent XIII (died in 1724)
May 13th, 1648 (May 13 1648)EventConstruction of the Red Fort at Delhi is completed.
May 13th, 1638 (May 13 1638)BirthRichard Simon, French Biblical critic (died in 1712)
May 13th, 1619 (May 13 1619)EventDutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason.
May 13th, 1619 (May 13 1619)DeathJohan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch statesman (born in 1547)
May 13th, 1588 (May 13 1588)BirthOle Worm, Danish physician (died in 1654)
May 13th, 1573 (May 13 1573)DeathTakeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (born in 1521)
May 13th, 1568 (May 13 1568)EventBattle of Langside: the forces of Mary Queen of Scots are defeated by a confederacy of Scottish Protestants under James Stewart, Earl of Moray, her half-brother.
May 13th, 1497 (May 13 1497)EventPope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola.Alexander Pope Quotes
May 13th, 1312 (May 13 1312)DeathTheobald II, Duke of Lorraine (born in 1263)
May 13th, 1254 (May 13 1254)BirthMaria of Brabant, queen of France (died in 1321)
May 13th, 1176 (May 13 1176)DeathMatthias I, Duke of Lorraine (born in 1119)
May 13th, 1162 (May 13 1162)DeathGeza II of Hungary
May 13th, 1024 (May 13 1024)BirthHugh of Cluny, French saint (died in 1109)

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