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Notable Historical Events for May 13th

2013Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield departs the International Space Station to return to Earth

1967NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits career HR #500 off Stu Miller

1973Bobby Riggs beat Margaret Smith Court in Mother's Day match in Calif

1905james j jeffries retires as boxing champion

2014Christopher Columbus's flagship, the Santa Maria, is discovered north off the coast of Haiti

1989Minn Twin Kirby Puckett becomes 35th to hit 4 doubles in a game

19681,000,000 French demonstrate against Charles De Gaulle & Georges Pompidou

1955Mickey Mantle hits 3 consecutive HRs of at least 463'

1981Pope John Paul II is shot and critically wounded by Turkish gunman Mehemet Ali Agca in St Peter's Square, Vatican City

1940Winston Churchill says I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears & sweat

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Notable Birthdays on May 13th

1950Stevie Wonder, Saginaw, Michigan, American singer-songwriter (You are the Sunshine of My Love)

1914Joe Louis, Lafayette Alabama, world heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49)

1931Jim Jones, Randolph County Indiana, American Leader of Peoples Temple cult (Jonestown Massacre)

1961Dennis Rodman, Trenton, New Jersey, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls)

1986Robert Pattinson, London, English actor (Cedric Diggory-Harry Potter, Edward Cullen-Twilight)

1937Roch Carrier, Sainte-Justine Quebec, Canadian novelist (The Hockey Sweater)

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Notable Weddings on May 13th

1922"Latin Lover" silent actor Rudolph Valentino (27) weds film costume and set designer Natacha Rambova (25) in Mexicali, Mexico

2003Former NBA star Dennis Rodman (42) weds Michelle Moyer on a small civil ceremony in Newport Beach, California

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Notable Deaths on May 13th

1930Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer/diplomat (Nobel 1922), dies at 68

1974Denny Shute, American golfer, dies at 69

2001R.K. Narayan, Indian novelist (b. 1906)

1832Georges Cuvier, French naturalist (b. 1769)

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