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Calendar for May 13th, 2013

1740s

  • 1740: Apple trees in bloom, R.I.

  • 1850s

  • Born 1857: Sir Ronald Ross (bacteriologist)

  • 1880s

  • Died 1884: Cyrus Hall McCormick (inventor)

  • 1910s

  • Born 1914: Joe Louis (boxer)

  • 1940s

  • Born 1941: Ritchie Valens (singer)

  • 1950s

  • Born 1950: Stevie Wonder (musician)

  • 1958: Velcro trademark was registered in the United States

  • 1960s

  • Died 1961: Gary Cooper (actor)

  • Born 1966: Darius Rucker (musician)

  • 1970s

  • Born 1978: Barry Zito (baseball player)

  • Born 1979: Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

  • 1980s

  • 1981: Pope John Paul II was shot

  • 1983: A New Brunswick earthquake measured 3.9 on the Richter scale

  • Born 1986: Robert Pattinson (actor)

  • 2010s

  • Died 2011: Derek Boogaard (hockey player)

  • Died 2013: Dr. Joyce Brothers (psychologist)


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