On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 2000

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

  • Olivier Greif, French classical composer (Lettres de Westerbork), dies at 50
  • Paul Bartel, American actor (b. 1938)
2000 Highlights

About May 13, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus