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13th of May 1373 EVENT Julian of Norwich has visions which are later transcribed in her Revelations of Divine Love.
13th of May 1497 EVENT Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola.
13th of May 1515 EVENT Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk are officially married at Greenwich.
13th of May 1568 EVENT Battle 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.
13th of May 1619 EVENT Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after being convicted of treason.
13th of May 1648 EVENT Construction of the Red Fort at Delhi is completed.
13th of May 1779 EVENT War 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 it (the Innviertel).
13th of May 1780 EVENT The Cumberland Compact is signed by leaders of the settlers in early Tennessee.
13th of May 1787 EVENT Captain Arthur Phillip leaves Portsmouth, England, with eleven ships full of convicts (the "First Fleet") to establish a penal colony in Australia.
13th of May 1804 EVENT Forces sent by Yusuf Karamanli of Tripoli to retake Derne from the Americans attack the city.
13th of May 1830 EVENT Ecuador gains its independence from Gran Colombia.
13th of May 1846 EVENT Mexican-American War: The United States declares war on Mexico.
13th of May 1848 EVENT First performance of Finland's national anthem.
13th of May 1861 EVENT The Great Comet of 1861 is discovered by John Tebbutt of Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.
13th of May 1861 EVENT Pakistan's (then a part of British India) first railway line opens, from Karachi to Kotri.
13th of May 1861 EVENT American Civil War: Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom issues a "proclamation of neutrality" which recognizes the breakaway states as having belligerent rights.
13th of May 1864 EVENT American Civil War: Battle of Resaca : the battle begins with Union General Sherman fighting toward Atlanta, Georgia.
13th of May 1865 EVENT American 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.
13th of May 1880 EVENT In Menlo Park, New Jersey, Thomas Edison performs the first test of his electric railway.
13th of May 1888 EVENT With the passage of the Lei Aurea ("Golden Law"), Brazil abolishes slavery.
13th of May 1909 EVENT The first Giro d'Italia starts from Milan. Italian cyclist Luigi Ganna will be the winner.
13th of May 1912 EVENT The Royal Flying Corps (now the Royal Air Force) is established in the United Kingdom.
13th of May 1917 EVENT Three children report the first apparition of Our Lady of Fatima in Fatima, Portugal.
13th of May 1923 EVENT Robert Bellarmine, a Doctor of the Catholic Church, is beatified.
13th of May 1939 EVENT The first commercial FM radio station in the United States is launched in Bloomfield, Connecticut. The station later becomes WDRC-FM.
13th of May 1940 EVENT World War II: Germany's conquest of France begins as the German army crosses the Meuse. Winston Churchill makes his "blood, toil, tears, and sweat" speech to the House of Commons.
13th of May 1940 EVENT Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands flees her country to Great Britain after the Nazi invasion. Princess Juliana takes her children to Canada for their safety.
13th of May 1941 EVENT World War II: Yugoslav royal colonel Dragoljub Mihailovic starts fighting with German occupation troops, beginning the Serbian resistance.
13th of May 1943 EVENT World War II: German Afrika Korps and Italian troops in North Africa surrender to Allied forces.
13th of May 1948 EVENT 1948 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.
13th of May 1950 EVENT The first round of the Formula One World Championship is held at Silverstone.
13th of May 1951 EVENT The 400th anniversary of the founding of the National University of San Marcos is commemorated by the opening of the first large-capacity stadium in Peru.
13th of May 1952 EVENT The Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India, holds its first sitting.
13th of May 1954 EVENT The anti-National Service Riots, by Chinese Middle School students in Singapore, take place.
13th of May 1958 EVENT During a visit to Caracas, Venezuela, Vice President Richard Nixon's car is attacked by anti-American demonstrators.
13th of May 1958 EVENT The trade mark Velcro is registered.
13th of May 1958 EVENT May 1958 crisis: a group of French military officers lead a coup in Algiers demanding that a government of national unity be formed with Charles de Gaulle at its head in order to defend French control of Algeria.
13th of May 1960 EVENT Hundreds of University of California, Berkeley students congregate for the first day of protest against a visit by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Thirty-one students are arrested, and the Free Speech Movement is born.
13th of May 1963 EVENT The U.S. Supreme Court case Brady v. Maryland is decided.
13th of May 1967 EVENT Dr. Zakir Hussain becomes the third President of India. He is the first Muslim President of the Indian Union. He holds this position until August 24, 1969.
13th of May 1969 EVENT Race riots, later known as the May 13 Incident, take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
13th of May 1972 EVENT Faulty electrical wiring ignites a fire underneath the Playtown Cabaret in Osaka, Japan. Blocked exits and non-functional elevators lead to 118 fatalities, with many victims leaping to their deaths.
13th of May 1980 EVENT An F3 tornado hits Kalamazoo County, Michigan. President Jimmy Carter declares it a federal disaster area.
13th of May 1981 EVENT Mehmet 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.
13th of May 1985 EVENT Police storm MOVE headquarters in Philadelphia to end a stand-off, killing 11 MOVE members and destroying the homes of 250 city residents.
13th of May 1989 EVENT Large groups of students occupy Tiananmen Square and begin a hunger strike.
13th of May 1992 EVENT Li Hongzhi gives the first public lecture on Falun Gong in Changchun, People's Republic of China.
13th of May 1994 EVENT Johnny Carson makes his last television appearance on Late Show with David Letterman.
13th of May 1996 EVENT Severe thunderstorms and a tornado in Bangladesh kill 600 people.
13th of May 1998 EVENT Race riots break out in Jakarta, Indonesia, where shops owned by Indonesians of Chinese descent are looted and women raped.
13th of May 1998 EVENT India carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, following the three conducted on May 11. The United States and Japan impose economic sanctions on India.
13th of May 2000 EVENT In Enschede, Netherlands, a fireworks factory explodes, killing 22 people, wounding 950, and resulting in approximately EUR450 million in damage.
13th of May 2005 EVENT The Binh Bridge opens to traffic in Hai Phong, Vietnam.
13th of May 2005 EVENT The Andijan Massacre occurs in Uzbekistan.
13th of May 2006 EVENT 2006 Sao Paulo violence: a major rebellion occurs in several prisons in Brazil.
13th of May 2008 EVENT The Jaipur bombings in Rajasthan, India results in dozens of deaths.
13th of May 2011 EVENT In India, The Communist Party of India (Marxist) lost Assembly elections in West Bengal to Trinamool Congress, ending world's longest democratically elected Communist government's 34 year rule in the State.[1]
13th of May 1024 BIRTHDAY Hugh of Cluny, French saint (d. 1109)
13th of May 1254 BIRTHDAY Maria of Brabant, queen of France (d. 1321)
13th of May 1588 BIRTHDAY Ole Worm, Danish physician (d. 1654)
13th of May 1638 BIRTHDAY Richard Simon, French Biblical critic (d. 1712)
13th of May 1655 BIRTHDAY Pope Innocent XIII (d. 1724)
13th of May 1699 BIRTHDAY Marquis of Pombal, Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1782)
13th of May 1712 BIRTHDAY Johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (d. 1772)
13th of May 1717 BIRTHDAY Queen Maria Theresa of Hungary and Bohemia, Holy Roman Empress (d. 1780)
13th of May 1730 BIRTHDAY Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1782)
13th of May 1742 BIRTHDAY Archduchess Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen (d. 1798)
13th of May 1753 BIRTHDAY Lazare Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (d. 1823)
13th of May 1792 BIRTHDAY Blessed Pope Pius IX (d. 1878)
13th of May 1794 BIRTHDAY Louis-Leopold Robert, French painter (d. 1835)
13th of May 1795 BIRTHDAY Gerard Paul Deshayes, French geologist (d. 1875)
13th of May 1822 BIRTHDAY Francis of Assisi of Bourbon, King Consort of Spain (d. 1902)
13th of May 1830 BIRTHDAY Zebulon Baird Vance, three-time governor of North Carolina (d. 1894)
13th of May 1840 BIRTHDAY Alphonse Daudet, French novelist (d. 1897)
13th of May 1842 BIRTHDAY Arthur Sullivan, English composer (d. 1900)
13th of May 1856 BIRTHDAY Tom O'Rourke, American boxing manager (d. 1938)
13th of May 1857 BIRTHDAY Ronald Ross, English physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1932)
13th of May 1881 BIRTHDAY Lima Barreto, Brazilian author (d. 1922)
13th of May 1882 BIRTHDAY Georges Braque, French painter (d. 1963)
13th of May 1883 BIRTHDAY Georgios Papanikolaou, Greek doctor, inventor of the pap smear (d. 1962)
13th of May 1894 BIRTHDAY Asgeir Asgeirsson, 2nd President of Iceland (d. 1972)
13th of May 1895 BIRTHDAY Nandor Fodor, Hungarian-born psychologist and parapsychologist (d. 1964)
13th of May 1898 BIRTHDAY Justin/Giustino Tuveri, Italian World War I veteran (d. 2007)
13th of May 1904 BIRTHDAY Louis Duffus, South African cricketer (d. 1984)
13th of May 1907 BIRTHDAY Dame Daphne du Maurier, English author (d. 1989)
13th of May 1911 BIRTHDAY Robert Middleton, American film and television actor (d. 1977)
13th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Judah Nadich, American rabbi (d. 2007)
13th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Gil Evans, Canadian musician (d. 1988)
13th of May 1913 BIRTHDAY William R. Tolbert, Jr., President of Liberia (d. 1980)
13th of May 1914 BIRTHDAY Joe Louis, American boxer (d. 1981)
13th of May 1918 BIRTHDAY T. Balasaraswati, Indian Bharatanatyam dancer (d. 1984)
13th of May 1920 BIRTHDAY Gareth Morris, British flautist (d. 2007)
13th of May 1922 BIRTHDAY Michael Ainsworth, British cricketer (d. 1978)
13th of May 1922 BIRTHDAY Beatrice Arthur, American actress (d. 2009)
13th of May 1922 BIRTHDAY Otl Aicher, German graphic designer (d. 1991)
13th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Red Garland, American hard bop jazz pianist (d.1984)
13th of May 1924 BIRTHDAY Harry Schwarz, South African anti-apartheid politician, lawyer and diplomat (d. 2010)
13th of May 1924 BIRTHDAY Theodore Mann, American theatre producer and director
13th of May 1926 BIRTHDAY Wallace Breem, British author (d. 1990)
13th of May 1927 BIRTHDAY Archie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (d. 1958)
13th of May 1927 BIRTHDAY Herbert Ross, American director (d. 2001)
13th of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Edouard Molinaro, French film actor, director and screenwriter
13th of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Enrique Bolanos, Nicaraguan politician
13th of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Jim Shoulders, American rodeo cowboy (d. 2007)
13th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY Mike Gravel, American politician
13th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY Jose Jimenez Lozano, Spanish writer
13th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY Vernon Shaw, President of Dominica
13th of May 1931 BIRTHDAY Jim Jones, American businessman, and cult leader of the Peoples Temple (d. 1978)
13th of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Ehud Netzer, Israeli archaeologist (d. 2010)
13th of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Leon Wagner, American baseball player (d. 2004)
13th of May 1935 BIRTHDAY Dominic Cossa, American baritone
13th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Trevor Baylis, English inventor
13th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Roch Carrier, Canadian novelist
13th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Roger Zelazny, American author (d. 1995)
13th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Zohra Lampert, American actress
13th of May 1938 BIRTHDAY Giuliano Amato, Italian politician
13th of May 1938 BIRTHDAY Laurent Beaudoin, French/Canadian businessman
13th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Harvey Keitel, American actor
13th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Hildrun Claus, German athlete
13th of May 1940 BIRTHDAY Bruce Chatwin, British writer (d. 1989)
13th of May 1941 BIRTHDAY Jody Conradt, American basketball coach
13th of May 1941 BIRTHDAY Ritchie Valens, American singer (d. 1959)
13th of May 1941 BIRTHDAY Senta Berger, Austrian actress
13th of May 1941 BIRTHDAY Joe Brown, British singer
13th of May 1942 BIRTHDAY Roger Young, American television director
13th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY Kurt Trampedach, Danish artist
13th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY Mary Wells, American singer (d. 1992)
13th of May 1944 BIRTHDAY Armistead Maupin, American author
13th of May 1945 BIRTHDAY Magic Dick, American musician (The J. Geils Band)
13th of May 1945 BIRTHDAY Sam Anderson, American actor
13th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Waneta Hoyt, American convicted serial killer (d. 1998)
13th of May 1947 BIRTHDAY Edgar Burcksen, Dutch film editor
13th of May 1949 BIRTHDAY Zoe Wanamaker, English/American actress
13th of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Danny Kirwan, British musician (Fleetwood Mac)
13th of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Manning Marable, American academic and author (d. 2011)
13th of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Bobby Valentine, American baseball player and manager
13th of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Stevie Wonder, American singer and musician
13th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Sharon Sayles Belton, American politician
13th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Paul Thompson, British rock drummer (Roxy Music)
13th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY James Whale, English radio personality
13th of May 1952 BIRTHDAY John Kasich, American politician and political commentator
13th of May 1952 BIRTHDAY Mary Walsh, Canadian comedian and actress
13th of May 1954 BIRTHDAY Johnny Logan, Irish singer and songwriter
13th of May 1956 BIRTHDAY Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Indian spiritual figure
13th of May 1956 BIRTHDAY Richard Madeley, English television presenter
13th of May 1957 BIRTHDAY Manuel "Mar" Araneta Roxas II, Philippine politician
13th of May 1957 BIRTHDAY Alan Ball, American screenwriter, director, and producer
13th of May 1957 BIRTHDAY Andrea Klump, German Red Army Faction terrorist
13th of May 1957 BIRTHDAY Koji Suzuki, Japanese writer
13th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Frances Barber, British actress
13th of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Dennis Rodman, American basketball player and actor
13th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Sean McDonough, American sportscaster
13th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (d. 2003)
13th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Paul McDermott, Australian comedian
13th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Kathleen Jamie, Scottish poet
13th of May 1963 BIRTHDAY Wally Masur, Australian tennis player
13th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Stephen Colbert, American comedian and actor
13th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Ronnie Coleman, American bodybuilder
13th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Tom Verica, American actor
13th of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Jose Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountaineer (d. 2006)
13th of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Hikari Ota, Japanese comedian
13th of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Tasmin Little, English violinist
13th of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Lari White, American country music singer
13th of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Nikos Aliagas, Greek TV show host
13th of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Darius Rucker, American singer (Hootie & the Blowfish)
13th of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Kamen Vodenicharov, Bulgarian entertainer
13th of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Alison Goldfrapp, English musician
13th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Chuck Schuldiner, American musician (Death, Control Denied) (d. 2001)
13th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Melanie Thornton, American pop singer (La Bouche) (d. 2001)
13th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY Miguel Angel Blanco, Spanish politician (d. 1997)
13th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY PMD, American rapper
13th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Buckethead, American musician
13th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Tom Nalen, American football player
13th of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Stefaan Maene, Belgian swimmer
13th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Brian Geraghty, American actor
13th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Cristian Bezzi, Italian rugby player
13th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Mark Delaney, Welsh footballer
13th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Trajan Langdon, American basketball player
13th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Robby Hammock, American baseball player
13th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Ilse DeLange, Dutch singer
13th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Samantha Morton, English actress
13th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Neil Hopkins, American actor
13th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Mike Bibby, American basketball player
13th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Dilshan Vitharana, Sri Lankan cricketer
13th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Steve Mildenhall, English footballer
13th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Ryan Bukvich, American baseball player
13th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Barry Zito, American baseball player
13th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Varmland of Sweden
13th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Michael Madden, American musician (Maroon 5)
13th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Chris Barker, American bassist (Anti-Flag)
13th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Waka Inoue, Japanese gravure idol and actress
13th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Mau Marcelo, Filipino singer
13th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Wang Yang, American professional wrestler
13th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Rebecka Liljeberg, Swedish actress
13th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Sunny Leone, Canadian/American pornographic actress
13th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Yoko Kumada, Japanese gravure idol
13th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Oguchi Onyewu, American footballer
13th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Anita Gorbicz, Hungarian handball player
13th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Yaya Toure, Ivorian footballer
13th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Gregory Lemarchal, French singer (d. 2007)
13th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Benny Dayal, Indian singer
13th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Jaroslav Halak, Slovak hockey player
13th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Iwan Rheon, Welsh stage/television actor and singer
13th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Travis Zajac, Canadian ice hockey player
13th of May 1986 BIRTHDAY Giuliana Marino, German glamour model
13th of May 1986 BIRTHDAY Alexander Rybak, Norwegian singer
13th of May 1986 BIRTHDAY Scott Sutter, English footballer
13th of May 1986 BIRTHDAY Robert Pattinson, English actor, musician and model
13th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Candice Accola, American actress/singer
13th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Matt Doyle, American broadway actor/singer
13th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Hunter Parrish, American actor
13th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Carrie Prejean, American beauty pageant contestant
13th of May 1988 BIRTHDAY Casey Donovan, Australian singer
13th of May 1993 BIRTHDAY Romelu Lukaku, Belgian footballer
13th of May 1993 BIRTHDAY Debby Ryan, American actress
13th of May 1176 DEATH Matthias I, Duke of Lorraine (Born 1119)
13th of May 1312 DEATH Theobald II, Duke of Lorraine (Born 1263)
13th of May 1573 DEATH Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (Born 1521)
13th of May 1619 DEATH Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch statesman (Born 1547)
13th of May 1704 DEATH Louis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit preacher (Born 1632)
13th of May 1742 DEATH Ludwig IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (Born 1719)
13th of May 1807 DEATH Eliphalet Dyer, American statesman and judge (Born 1721)
13th of May 1809 DEATH Beilby Porteus, Bishop of London, first Anglican to challenge the Church's position on slavery (Born 1731)
13th of May 1832 DEATH Georges Cuvier, French naturalist (Born 1769)
13th of May 1835 DEATH John Nash, English architect (Born 1752)
13th of May 1866 DEATH Nikolai Brashman, Russian mathematician (Born 1796)
13th of May 1871 DEATH Daniel Auber, French composer (Born 1782)
13th of May 1878 DEATH Joseph Henry, American scientist (Born 1797)
13th of May 1884 DEATH Cyrus McCormick, American inventor (Born 1809)
13th of May 1885 DEATH Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German physician (Born 1809)
13th of May 1901 DEATH Leopoldo Alas y Urena, a.k.a. "Clarin", Spanish novelist and literary critic (Born 1851)
13th of May 1903 DEATH Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and Prime Minister (Born 1864)
13th of May 1916 DEATH Sholom Aleichem, Russian author (Born 1859)
13th of May 1921 DEATH Jean Aicard, French poet and novelist (Born 1848)
13th of May 1925 DEATH Boris Savinkov, Russian writer and terrorist (Born 1879)
13th of May 1926 DEATH Libert H. Boeynaems, Belgian Catholic prelate (Born 1857)
13th of May 1930 DEATH Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian explorer, scientist and diplomat, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (Born 1861)
13th of May 1937 DEATH Ekaterina Geladze, Georgian mother of Joseph Stalin (Born 1858)
13th of May 1938 DEATH Charles Edouard Guillaume, Swiss physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1861)
13th of May 1941 DEATH Onishiki Uichiro, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 26th Yokozuna (Born 1891)
13th of May 1945 DEATH Tubby Hall, American jazz drummer (Born 1895)
13th of May 1957 DEATH Michael Fekete, Hungarian-born Israeli mathematician (Born 1886)
13th of May 1961 DEATH Gary Cooper, American actor (Born 1901)
13th of May 1962 DEATH Henry Trendley Dean, American dental researcher (Born 1893)
13th of May 1963 DEATH Alois Hudal, Austrian-born Catholic bishop who assisted Nazi war criminals in escaping (Born 1885)
13th of May 1972 DEATH Dan Blocker, American actor (Born 1928)
13th of May 1974 DEATH Arthur J. Burks, "million-words-a-year" pulp magazines author (Born 1898)
13th of May 1974 DEATH Jaime Torres Bodet, Mexican writer (Born 1902)
13th of May 1975 DEATH Bob Wills, American musician (Born 1905)
13th of May 1977 DEATH Mickey Spillane, Irish-American gangster (Born 1934)
13th of May 1985 DEATH Leatrice Joy, American actress (Born 1893)
13th of May 1988 DEATH Chet Baker, American jazz trumpeter (Born 1929)
13th of May 1992 DEATH F. E. McWilliam, Northern Irish sculptor (Born 1909)
13th of May 1994 DEATH Duncan Hamilton, British racing driver (Born 1920)
13th of May 1999 DEATH Gene Sarazen, American golfer (Born 1902)
13th of May 2000 DEATH Paul Bartel, American actor (Born 1938)
13th of May 2000 DEATH Jumbo Tsuruta, Japanese professional wrestler (Born 1951)
13th of May 2001 DEATH Jason Miller, American playwright (Born 1939)
13th of May 2001 DEATH R.K. Narayan, Indian novelist (Born 1906)
13th of May 2002 DEATH Valeri Lobanovsky, Ukrainian footballer and manager (Born 1939)
13th of May 2002 DEATH Ruth Cracknell, Australian actress (Born 1925)
13th of May 2002 DEATH Clinton Davis, American artist (Born 1918)
13th of May 2005 DEATH Eddie Barclay, French record producer (Born 1921)
13th of May 2005 DEATH George Dantzig, American mathematician (Born 1914)
13th of May 2005 DEATH Michael Ross, American serial killer (Born 1959)
13th of May 2006 DEATH Jaroslav Pelikan, American historian (Born 1923)
13th of May 2006 DEATH Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Born 1949)
13th of May 2008 DEATH Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Sheikh of Kuwait (Born 1930)
13th of May 2008 DEATH Ron Stone, American television reporter (Born 1936)
13th of May 2009 DEATH Frank Aletter, American character actor (Born 1926)
13th of May 2009 DEATH Rabbi Meir Brandsdorfer, Belgian-born member of the Rabbinical Court of the Edah HaChareidis, Jerusalem (Born 1934)
13th of May 2009 DEATH Achille Compagnoni, Italian mountaineer (Born 1914)
13th of May 2011 DEATH Derek Boogaard, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1982)