On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • Joyce Brothers, American psychologist, dies from respiratory failure at 85
  • Vladimir Romanovsky, Soviet sprint canoer, dies at 56