On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 2013

Historical Events

Historic Event

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield departs the International Space Station to return to Earth

Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Chris Hadfield

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Muncie, American football running back, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers, American psychologist, dies from respiratory failure at 85
  • Vladimir Romanovsky, Soviet sprint canoer, dies at 56
2013 Highlights

About May 13, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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