What Happened on May 13, 1956

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Pachyderm Building at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Yuriyevich Kaleri, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14)
  • Ravi Shankar [Sri Sri], Indian spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation, born in Papanasam, India

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandr A Fadejev, Russ author (Young Guard), commits suicide at 54