Historical Events In May - 13
Friday, 07 August 2020
1952 Pandit Nehru becomes premier of India on May - 13.
1952 Minor-league Bristol pitcher Ron Necciai strikes out 27 in 9-innings on this day in history.
1953 On May - 13 nY Giants Willie Mays & Darryl Spencer each hit 2 HRs & a triple
1954 On May - 13 labour Party wins British municipal elections
1954 On May - 13 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1954 On this day in history "Pajama Game" opens at St James Theater NYC for 1063 performances
1956 On this day in history aleksandr A Fadejev, Russ author (Young Guard), commits suicide at 54
1958 On May - 13 french settlers riot against French army in Algeria
1958 On this day in history jordan & Iraq form the Arab Federation
1958 On this day in history pierre Pflimlin forms French Government
1958 Rioters attack US Vice President Nixon in Venezuala on this day in history.
1960 The first launch of Delta satellite launching vehicle; it failed on this day in history.
1961 On May - 13 gary Cooper, 2 time Acad award winning actor (High Noon), dies at 60
1962 On this day in history frank Jenks, actor (Colonel Flack), dies of cancer at 60
1964 Organization and deployment of world's first all nuclear-powered task group, USS Enterprise, USS Long Beach, and USS Bainbridge, to Sixth Fleet on May - 13.
1965 On this day in history rolling Stones record "Satisfaction"
1965 Several Arab nations break ties with West Germany after it established diplomatic relations with Israel on this day in history.
1966 Federal education funding is denied to 12 school districts in the South because of violations of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on May - 13.
1966 Rolling Stones release "Paint it Black" on May - 13.
1966 On this day in history henk [Hendrik M] of Randwijk, poet/editor in chief (illegal), dies
1967 Octagonal boxing ring is tested to avoid corner injuries on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history frank McGrath, actor (Wagon Train), dies at 64
1968 On May - 13 1,000,000 French demonstrate against De Gaulle & Pompidou
1970 On May - 13 beatles movie "Let it Be" premieres
1970 The Beatles movie Let It Be premieres today on May - 13.
1971 Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane seriously injured in a car accident on this day in history.
1971 Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, composer, dies 67 on this day in history.
1972 Dan Blocker, American actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies at 43 on this day in history.
1975 On May - 13 hail stones as large as tennis balls hit Wernerville TN
1975 Stanley Cup ; Philadelphia Flyers beat New York Islanders 4-3 on this day in history.
1975 Bob Wills, actor (Lone Prairie), dies at 69 on May - 13.
1978 On May - 13 joie Chitwood drives a Chevette 5.6 miles on just 2 wheels
1978 On this day in history albert Roberts, cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 7 wickets), dies
1979 Shah & family sentenced to death in Teheran on this day in history.