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13 :e Maj år 2026

Onsdag den 13:e maj år 2026

Today's name is: Linnea, Linn. Congratulations on your name day!

This is week: 20

Day of the year is: 133 of total 365 days.

Historical events this day: (from Wikipedia)

  • 535 - Then John II has passed away on May 8 is elected Agapetus I to the Pope, but he dies already the following spring.
  • 1450 - Sweden and Denmark Sigurd Jonsson gets the title head of the kingdom in the king's absence and probably retained this title until his death in 1452.
  • 1525The meeting in Västerås in 1525 which is a gathering held in Västerås to discuss and decide on Sweden's affairs.
  • 1825Portugal admits Brazil as an independent state.[3] The recognition comes three years after Brazil broke away United Kingdom Portugal, Brazil and the Algarve.
  • 1888 - The Brazilian one Crown Princess Isabella ratifies a law newly adopted by the country's parliament, which abolishes slavery in the country. The slave trade has already been stopped in 1850, but slavery itself has remained in the country until now, although increasingly strong opposition has been raised against it, especially since the 1870s and a law from 1871 has made children of slave women free.
  • 1909 - Luigi Ganna becomes the first winner and it takes until 1951, before the competition is won by a non-Italian.
  • 1917
  • 1940 - Three days after taking office as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill the first of three later famous speeches to it British House of Commons during the battle of france during World War II. In the speech, which deals with the current war situation, he explains that, in order to win the war, he cannot offer anything else to the British people than "Blood, sweat and tears” (English: “blood, toil, tears and sweat”). Although the expression was first coined in 1849 by the Italian freedom fighter Giuseppe Garibaldi it is Churchill, who has done it most famously, although his quote has since been garbled into "blood, sweat and tears" (English: "blood, sweat and tears").
  • 1943 - The German one Africa Corps and the Italian troops capitulate under General Erwin Rommels command to the allied British-American troops, led by Bernard Montgomery. Thus the Second World War battles in North Africa are over and two months later the Allies can begin the invasion of Italy, by country road in Sicily.
  • 1981 - The pope John Paul II stays on Peter's Square in Vatican City Mehmet Ali Ağca. The Pope is saved to life, despite severe internal injuries, and believes himself that he is saved by Our Lady of Fátima, because the assassination attempt takes place on her feast day. Mehmet Ali Ağca was immediately arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment in Italy, but the Pope visited him in prison and forgave him in 1983, and in 2000 he was pardoned and deported to Turkey.
  • 2005 - The massacre in Andizjan. Uzbek military opens fire on a crowd in the city of Andizjan, demonstrating against the trial of 23 Islamist extremists. The Uzbek government, which defends the operation, says 187 people are killed, while the opposition claims the death toll is 5,000.
  • 2008 - 80 people are killed and 216 injured when a terrorist group lets detonate nine bombs in the Indian city of Jaipur. Two days later, the group Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami sends.