What Happened on May 13, 2019

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Actress Felicity Huffman pleads guilty for her part in the US college admissions scandal

  • China retaliates against the US as their trade war escalates, raising tariffs on $60 billion worth of goods affecting over 4,000 items
  • Diary of Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt's last days rediscovered and displayed for the 400th anniversary of his execution

Anti Omar al-Bashir Protest

Former President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir is charged in connection with the deaths of protesters the previous month

  • New study on the moon shows it is still shrinking with recent moonquakes as it cools, published in journal "Nature Geoscience"
  • Sri Lanka imposes a nationwide curfew from 9pm to 4am to curb violence against Muslims after the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks
  • The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, Greystone G &CC: Steve Stricker wins his first career major title by 6 strokes ahead of Billy Andrade, Paul Goydos & David Toms
2019 History

Famous Deaths

Doris DayDoris Day (1922-2019)

American singer ("Sentimental Journey; "Que Sera, Sera"), actress known as the "girl next door" (Pillow Talk; The Man Who Knew Too Much), and animal rights activist, dies of pneumonia at 97

  • Jerome Callet, American musician and designer of brass instruments, dies at 89

About May 13, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 4 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

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