What Happened on May 13, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 45th Eurovision Song Contest: Olsen Brothers for Denmark wins singing "Fly on the Wings of Love" in Stockholm
  • In Enschede, the Netherlands, a fireworks factory explodes, killing 22 people, wounding 950, and resulting in approximately €450 million in damage.

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Bartel, American actor (b. 1938)