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May 13 - Famous Births and Deaths

On This Day In History


Birthdates which occurred on May 13:

1314 Sergius of Radonesh Russian saint
1592 John Cloppenburg vicar/theologist
1655 Innocent XIII [Michelangiolo dei Conti] Italy, 244th Roman Catholic Pope (1721-24)
1717 Maria Theresa Empress of Austria (Wife of emperor Franz I)
1729 Henry William (Baron) Stiegel early American glassmaker
1769 Joo VI King of Portugal (1816-26)
1792 Pius IX "Pio Nono" [Giovanni-Maria Mastai-Ferretti], Pope (1846-78)
1795 Joshua Ratoon Sands Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883
1830 Zebulon Baird Vance Governor (Confederacy), died in 1894
1842 Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan London England, composer (Gilbert & Sullivan)
1856 Peter Henry Emerson 1st to promote photography as an independent art
1857 Sir Ronald Ross England, pathologist (Nobel 1902)
1882 Georges F Braque French cubist painter (The Bike)
1904 Alfred Earle Birney poet
1907 Daphne du Maurier English writer (Rebecca, Parasites)
1908 Michael Richardson commandant (Home for Disabled Sailors)
1914 Joe Louis world heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49)
1926 Beatrice Arthur [Frankel] New York NY, actress (Maude, Dorothy-Golden Girls)
1927 Clive Barnes New York Times drama critic (New York Times, New York Post)
1931 Jim Jones "reverend"/heretic, poisoned over 900 in Guyana (Jonestown Massacre)
1937 Roger [Joseph] Zelazny sci-fi author (6 Hugos, Chronicles of Amber)
1938 Buck Taylor Hollywood CA, actor (Monroes, Gunsmoke)
1939 Harvey Keitel Brooklyn NY, actor (Taxi Driver, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs)
1941 Ritchie Valens singer (Donna, La Bamba)
1941 Senta Berger Vienna Austria, actress (Cast a Giant Shadow)
1942 Vladimir A Dzhanibekov USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 27, 39, T-6, T-12, T-13)
1943 Mary Wells Detroit MI, singer (My Guy)
1945 Magic Dick [Richard Secondalwitz], harmonicaist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)
1946 Danny Klein New York NY, rock bassist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)
1950 Peter Gabriel London England, rocker (Sledgehammer, Shock the Monkey, Solsbury Hill, Genesis-The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway)
1950 Stevie Wonder [Steveland Morris] Saginaw MI, singer/songwriter (I Just Called To Say I Love You, Superstition, You are The Sunshine of My Life, My Cherie Amour)
1956 Aleksandr Yuriyevich Kaleri Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14)
1961 Dennis Rodman NBA forward/freak (Chicago Bulls)
1973 Brooke Jennifer Gambrell Boise ID, Miss America-Idaho (1996)


Deaths which occurred on May 13:

0384 Servatius/Aravatius bishop of Tongeren, dies at 65+
1390 Robert II the Steward King of Scotland (1371-90), dies
1793 Martin Gerbert composer, dies at 72
1835 John Nash British town planner/architect (Regent's Park), dies
1839 Israel Ashkenazi of Shklov found Ashkenazic community (1815), dies
1864 Junius Daniel Confederate Brigadier-General, dies at 35
1884 Cyrus Hall McCormick inventor, dies
1916 Sholem Aleichem yiddish writer (Fiddler on the Roof), dies
1961 Gary Cooper 2 time Academy award winning actor (High Noon), dies at 60
1962 H Trendley Dean doctor (introduced fluoridation into water)
1972 Dan Blocker actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies following surgery at 41
1985 Leatrice Joy silent screen star, dies in Riverdale (Bronx) New York NY at 91
1985 Selma Diamond actress/comedienne (Selma-Night Court), dies of cancer at 64
1988 Chet Baker jazz trumpeter, falls to death out of a hotel window at 59
1991 Jimmy McPartland jazz cornetist, dies of cancer at 83





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