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 This day in History - May 13
390 Historic Events for May 13
1896

Charles F Pahud de Mortanges, Dutch equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)

Birth
1900

Jos Panhuysen, author (Pornographer)

Birth
1903

Paul Page, Birmingham AL, actor (Girl From Havana, Moth)

Birth
1903

Alfred Pugsley, civil engineer

Birth
1904

Tim Wall, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia 1928-34)

Birth
1904

Jan Boissevain, ship owner/politician, dies

Death
1904

Alfred Earle Birney, poet

Birth
1905

James J Jeffries retires as boxing champ

Event
1906

Thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer

Birth
1906

Bezalel Art School opens in Jerusalem

Event
1907

Laurence Kirwan, archaeologist

Birth
1907

Daphne du Maurier, English writer (Rebecca, Parasites)

Birth
1907

Austin Whitaker, schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist

Birth
1908

Michael Richardson, commandant (Home for Disabled Sailors)

Birth
1909

Christian National Labor Workers (CNV) party begins in Netherlands

Event
1911

Maxine Sullivan, [Marietta Williams], US singer/actress (Going Places)

Birth
1911

Robert Middleman, Cin Oh, actor (Barney-Monroes)

Birth
1911

37th Kentucky Derby: George Archibald aboard Meridian wins in 2:05

Event
1911

NY Giant Fred Merkle is 1st to get 6 RBIs in an inning (1st)

Event
1912

Royal Flying Corps forms in England

Event
1912

Helen Craig, San Antonio TX, actress (Snake Pit, They Live by Night)

Birth
1913

William R Tolbert, president Liberia (1971-80)

Birth
1913

Sanjiva Reddy, president (India)

Birth
1913

1st 4 engine aircraft built and flown (Igor Sikorsky-Russia)

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1914

Joe Louis, world heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49)

Birth