13 May

13 May

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about May 13th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about May 13th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International Hummus Day.
  • Top Gun Day
  • National Frog Jumping Day
  • Leprechaun Day
  • World Bellydance Day
  • International Hummus Day

Historic Events

1989: The non-violent occupation of the square was part of anti-corruption and pro-democracy demonstrations. Some 3000 unarmed civilians were killed when the army cracked down on the protesters in June 1989.

1950: The first Formula One World Championship season kicks off in 1950.

1918: Ladies wearing Face Masks during Spanish Flu, 1918.

Ladies wearing Face Masks during Spanish Flu, 1918.

1913: Igor Sikorsky flies the first four-engine aircraft in 1913.

1900: Albanian armed militia from Southern Albania, early 1900s

Albanian armed militia from Southern Albania, early 1900s

1846: The US Capitol in 1846

The US Capitol in 1846

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Pattinson was born.
  • Stephen Colbert was born.
  • Stevie Wonder was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Gary Cooper died.
  • R.K. Narayan died.
  • Georges Cuvier died.

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