Friday, January 28, 2022 (Week 04)

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.

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1981
Pope John Paul II survives an assassination attempt.
1968
Peace talks between the United States and North Vietnam begin in Paris.
1958
French troops take control of Algiers.
1944
Allied forces in Italy break through the German Gustav Line into the Liri Valley.
1913
Igor Sikorsky flies the first four-engine aircraft.
1912
The Royal Flying Corps is established in England.
1888
Slavery is abolished in Brazil.
1864
The Battle of Resaca commences as Union General William T. Sherman fights towards Atlanta.
1861
Britain declares its neutrality in the American Civil War.
1846
The United States declares war on Mexico after fighting has already begun.
1779
The War of Bavarian Succession ends.
1648
Margaret Jones of Plymouth is found guilty of witchcraft and is sentenced to be hanged.
1607
English colonists land near the James River in Virginia.