THIS DAY IN HISTORY 13/05


This Day in History 13/05

MAY 13TH

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1830 – Republic of Ecuador is founded, with Juan Jose Flores as president

1912 – Royal Flying Corps forms in Great Britain
Aviator Igor Sikorsky

1913 – 1st four-engined aircraft built and flown (Igor Sikorsky, Russia)

1916 – 1st observance of Indian (Native American) Day

1991 – Apple releases Macintosh System 7.0

1992 – 3 astronauts simultaneous walked in space for the 1st time

1992 – Ajax wins 21st UEFA Cup

2012 – Manchester City win the English Premier League for the first time

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1950 – Stevie Wonder, Saginaw, Michigan, American singer-songwriter (You are the Sunshine of My Love)

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1961 – Dennis Rodman, Trenton, New Jersey, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls)

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1982 – Oguchi Onyewu, American footballer

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1983 – Yaya Touré, Ivorian footballer

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1986 – Robert Pattinson, London, English actor (Cedric Diggory-Harry Potter, Edward Cullen-Twilight)

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FAMOUS DEATHS

1930 – Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer/diplomat (Nobel 1922), dies at 68

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2001 – R.K. Narayan, Indian novelist (b. 1906)

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2008 – Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Sheikh of Kuwait (b. 1930)

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