Famous People Who Died on May 13Th in History

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Dying is just like taxes in the respect that it is going to happen to you and me. Over history, we realize it doesn’t matter who you are, you are going to face death. Famous people have no secret weapon against death. They are just like you and I. They will die. We will die. Death is a part of life. However, many of us look forward to eternal life in Heaven. After we all pass from this world, I hope to meet each one of you in a better place called Heaven.

We Live And We Die

Nobody Lives Forever

See You In Heaven

What Happened on this Day in History?

1515 – Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk are officially married at Greenwich

1846 – Mexican-American War: The United States declares war on Mexico

1940 – World War II: Germany’s conquest of France begins as the German army crosses the Meuse. Winston Churchill makes his “blood, toil, tears, and sweat” speech to the House of Commons

1994 – Johnny Carson makes his last television appearance on Late Show With David Letterman

1998 – India carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, following the three conducted on May 11. The United States and Japan impose economic sanctions on Indiana


1721-1807 – Eliphalet Dyer, American statesman and judge, delegate from Connecticut to the Continental Congress

1809-1884 – Cyrus McCormick was an American inventor and founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, which became part of International Harvester Company in 1902. He and many members of the McCormick family became prominent Chicagoans. Although McCormick is often called the “inventor” of the mechanical reaper, it was based on work by others, including his family members.

1858-1937 – Ekaterina Geladze, Georgian mother of Joseph Stalin

1901-1961 – Gary Cooper, American actor

1885-1963 – Alois Hudal, Austrian-born Catholic bishop who assisted Nazi war criminals in escaping In his 1937 book The Foundations of National Socialism Hudal praised Adolf Hitler and some of his policies and indirectly attacked the policies of the Vatican. After World War II, an unrepentant Hudal became infamous for the “ratline” he helped to establish, allowing prominent Nazi German and other European former Axis officers and political leaders, among them war criminals, to escape Allied trials and denazification.

1928-1972 – Dan Blocker was Eric “Hoss” Cartwright in the NBC western television blockbuster Bonanza

1934-1977 – Mickey Spillane, Irish-American gangster

1921-2005 – Eddie Barclay, French record producer who founded Barclay Records

1959-2005 – Michael Ross, American serial killer who murdered and raped 8 girls/women

This is series of famous people who died was inspired by Faye Farley who writes about famous people who were born on the same dates. Each day I will make a list of the famous people who died on the particular day with a link to her story about who was born on a particular day. Today’s famous deaths will be linked to her September 27 story because she has not made it to October yet. Click hereto check out Faye’s writing






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