May 13 in History
What happened on May 13 in history?
A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on may 13 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on may 13 in history.?>
Pope John Paul II survives an assassination attempt.
Peace talks between the United States and North Vietnam begin in Paris.
French troops take control of Algiers.
Allied forces in Italy break through the German Gustav Line into the Liri Valley.
Igor Sikorsky flies the first four-engine aircraft.
The Royal Flying Corps is established in England.
Slavery is abolished in Brazil.
The Battle of Resaca commences as Union General William T. Sherman fights towards Atlanta.
Britain declares its neutrality in the American Civil War.
The United States declares war on Mexico after fighting has already begun.
The War of Bavarian Succession ends.
Margaret Jones of Plymouth is found guilty of witchcraft and is sentenced to be hanged.
English colonists land near the James River in Virginia.