May 13 is the 133rd (leap year 134th) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. There are 232 days remaining until the end of the year.
Nameday: Servola, Imola + Belian, Dulcinea, Fatima, Fatime, Gellért, Gerda, Gerhard, Glenda, Glenna, Gloria, Imelda, Ivana, Christmas, Noel, Ophelia, Robert, Roberta, Robert, Robin, Robina, Robinetta, Robinson
1830 - Ecuador declares independence.
1917 - Fatima apparitions
1935 - Carl C. Magee patents the parking meter.
1935 - An uprising breaks out against the French central government in Algiers.
1943 - In Tunisia, the German 5th Armored Army, led by General Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, surrenders - created to prevent the Allies from landing on the north coast.
1960 - First climb of the Dhaulagiri (tszf. 8167 m) by climbers Kurt Diemberger, Peter Diener, Nawang Dorje, Nima Dorje, Ernst Forrer and Albin Schelbert.
1970 - Due to the flood in Szamos, the settlement of Nagygéc was almost completely destroyed.
1981 - Ali Agca attempts assassination II. Against Pope John Paul in St. Peter's Square in Rome.
1950 - British Grand Prix, Silverstone - Winner: Giuseppe Farina (Alfa Romeo)
1956 - Monaco Grand Prix, Monte Carlo - Winner: Stirling Moss (Maserati)
1979 - Belgian Grand Prix, Zolder - Winner: Jody Scheckter (Ferrari)
1990 - San Marino Grand Prix, Imola - Winner: Riccardo Patrese (Williams Renault)
2001 - Austrian Grand Prix, A1-Ring - Winner: David Coulthard (McLaren Mercedes)
2007 - Spanish Grand Prix, Barcelona - Winner: Felipe Massa (Ferrari)
2012 Spanish Grand Prix, Barcelona Winner: Pastor Maldonado (Williams Renault)
2018 - Spanish Grand Prix, Barcelona Winner: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes AMG F1) NASCAR
2006 - NASCAR Nextel Cup Series, Darlington Raceway - Winner: Greg Biffle (Ford)
1717 - Maria Theresa Princess of Habsburg, III. Daughter of King Charles of Hungary (Emperor Charles VI, German-Roman Empress), Empress of Germany-Rome, Empress of Austria, Queen of Hungary († 1780)
1753 - Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot, French general, military engineer, mathematician, physicist, politician († 1823)
1774 - French painter Pierre-Narcisse Guérin († 1833)
1792 - IX. Pope Pius (original name: Giovanni Mastai-Ferretti) is the longest pontificate to date († 1878)
1814 - Priest Jácint Rónay, introduction to Darwinism in Hungary († 1889)
1822 - Bourbon Francis of Assisi, King of Spain, II. Husband of Queen Isabella of Spain († 1902)
1840 - French novelist Alphonse Daudet († 1897)
1857 - Ronald Ross, Nobel Laureate (1902), British physician († 1932)
1882 - French Cubist sculptor Georges Braque († 1963)
1883 - Nadler Herbert Hungarian hunting specialist († 1951)
1898 - György Jendrassik Hungarian mechanical engineer, inventor († 1954)
1905 - Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed 5th President of India († 1977)
1912 - Zoltán Várkonyi two-time Kossuth Prize-winning Hungarian actor, director, film director († 1979)
1913 - Theodor Helfrich German car racer († 1978)
1927 - Archie Scott-Brown, British car racer († 1958)
1927 - Tamás Keleti biochemist, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, initiator of enzyme kinetic research in Hungary († 1989)
1934 - Paddy Driver is a South African car racer
1942 - Pál Schmitt politician, sports diplomat, Olympic and world champion fencer, president of the MOB, president of the republic
1943 - Jászint Juhász Mari Jászai Award-winning Hungarian actor († 1999)
1944 - Uwe Barschel, Christian Democrat politician in the FRG, Prime Minister of the Land of Schleswig-Holstein, is assassinated († 1987)
1950 - Stevie Wonder multiple Grammy and Oscar-winning American singer, pianist, composer
1953 - Hungarian actress Andrea Závory
1955 - Philip Bullman is a British car racer
1956 - Sz