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 This day in History - May 13
390 Historic Events for May 13
1914

R E Foster, only dual England captain at cricket and soccer, dies

Death
1915

John Habakkuk, principal (Jesus College in Oxford)

Birth
1916

Native American Day is 1st observed

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1916

1st observance of Indian (Native American) Day

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1916

42nd Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard George Smith wins in 2:04

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1916

Sholem Aleichem, yiddish writer (Fiddler on the Roof), dies

Death
1917

1st appearance of Mary to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal

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1917

Paul Osmond, British senior civil servant

Birth
1917

Ernest Bloch's "Schelomo," premieres

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1917

Wilhelmus C Wijen, [Broeder Pius], social worker (Cura‡ao)

Birth
1918

1st US airmail stamps issued (24›)

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1918

John Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia)

Birth
1920

Ratu Kasmisere Mara, PM of Fiji (1960-70, 70- )/pres (1994- )

Birth
1921

Syd[ney G] Vincent, British mine workers leader

Birth
1922

48th Preakness: L Morris aboard Pillory wins in 1:51.6

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1922

48th Kentucky Derby: Albert Johnson aboard Morvich wins in 2:04.6

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1923

Pulitzer prize awarded to Willa Carter (One of Ours)

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1925

Boris V Savinkov, Russian writer/terrorist, dies

Death
1926

Beatrice Arthur, [Frankel], NY, actress (Maude, Dorothy-Golden Girls)

Birth
1926

German govt of Luther falls

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1927

Clive Barnes, drama critic (NY Times, NY Post)

Birth
1927

VVOG soccer team forms in Harderwijk

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1927

Herbert Ross, director/choreographer (Footloose)

Birth
1927

"Black Friday" on Berlin Stock Exchange

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1930

Farmer killed by hail in Lubbock, Texas

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