What Happened on May 31, 2013

Historical Events

  • First tornado chaser to be killed by a tornado; Tim Samara and two others killed by El Reno tornado in Oklahoma, the widest ever recorded at 2.6 miles (4.2 km)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Stapleton, American actress (Damn Yankees, Klute, All in the Family), dies at 90
  • Marta Romero, Puerto Rican actress (La Divina Infiel; The Shadow of the Bat), and singer ("Es tarde ya" (It's Too Late Now)), dies at 85
  • Tim Samaras, American tornado chaser, dies from tornado injuries at 55
2013 Highlights

About May 31, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
  • UK #1 Song: La La La - Naughty Boy Ft. Sam Smith