What Happened on May 13, 2017

Historical Events

  • 22 year old UK blogger halts spread of global ransomware cyber-attack by accidentally identifying "kill switch"
  • 62nd Eurovision Song Contest: Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins singing "Amar Pelos Dois"
  • Bus plunges off cliff near Marmaris, Turkey, killing at least 23, injuring 11

Canonization

Portuguese children Francisco and Jacinta Marto (died 1919 & 1920 aged 10 & 9 in flu epidemic) canonized by Pope Francis at Fátima - the youngest Catholic saints not to die as martyrs


Famous Weddings

Jim Parsons

Actor Jim Parsons marries graphic designer Todd Spiewak at the Rainbow Room in New York

  • Country music vocalist Dan Smyers (29) weds longtime love Abby Law in Nashville, Tennessee

Diana Taurasi

Former WNBA player Diana Taurasi (34) weds teammate Penny Taylor (36) in Phoenix, Arizona


2017 Highlights

About May 13, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

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