What Happened on May 13, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • French settlers riot against French army in Algeria
  • Jordan & Iraq form Arab Federation
  • Pierre Pflimlin forms French government

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Stan Musial is 8th to get 3,000 hits

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

VenezuelaNixon Attacked in Venezuela

The motorcade carrying US Vice President Richard Nixon is attacked in Caracas, Venezuela; several of Nixon's staff are injured
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  • The trade mark Velcro is registered

Famous Birthdays

  • Frances Barber, Wolverhampton England, actress (Castaway)