On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 47th British Academy Television Awards: "Da Ali G Show" Best Comedy, "Clocking Off" Best Drama
  • Silvio Berlusconi's right-wing "House of Freedoms" coalition wins the Italian general election

Famous Deaths

  • Jason Miller, American actor and writer (Exorcist, Light of Day), dies at 62

Person of interestR.K. Narayan

R.K. Narayan, Indian novelist (Malguidi Days), dies at 94

Novelist R.K. Narayan
Novelist
R.K. Narayan