May 13: Day of the Week
May 13, 2021 was the 133rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 232 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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May 13 Historical Event(s)
- 1515Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk are officially married at Greenwich.
- 1568Battle of Langside: the forces of Mary, Queen of Scots, are defeated by a confederacy of Scottish Protestants under James Stewart, Earl of Moray, her half-brother.
- 1880In Menlo Park, New Jersey, Thomas Edison performs the first test of his electric railway.
- 1909The first Giro d'Italia starts from Milan. Italian cyclist Luigi Ganna will be the winner.
- 1917Three children report the first apparition of Our Lady of Fátima in Fátima, Portugal.
- 1958May 1958 crisis: a group of French military officers lead a coup in Algiers demanding that a government of national unity be formed with Charles de Gaulle at its head in order to defend French control of Algeria.
- 1967Dr. Zakir Hussain becomes the third President of India. He is the first Muslim President of the Indian Union. He holds this position until August 24, 1969.
- 1985Police storm MOVE headquarters in Philadelphia to end a stand-off, killing 11 MOVE members and destroying the homes of 250 city residents.
- 1998Race riots break out in Jakarta, Indonesia, where shops owned by Indonesians of Chinese descent are looted and women raped.
- 2000In Enschede, Netherlands, a fireworks factory explodes, killing 22 people, wounding 950, and resulting in approximately €450 million in damage.
Who were born on May 13?
- 1946Waneta Hoyt, American convicted serial killer (d. 1998)
- 1954Johnny Logan, Irish singer and songwriter
- 1964Ronnie Coleman, American bodybuilder
- 1965José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountaineer (d. 2006)
- 1965Lari White, American country music singer
- 1975Cristian Bezzi, Italian rugby player
- 1977Robby Hammock, American baseball player
- 1977Samantha Morton, English actress
- 1981Sunny Leone, Canadian/American pornographic actress
- 1993Romelu Lukaku, Belgian footballer
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