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May 13: This Day That Year

May 13

- 1648 - India: Construction of the Red Fort (Delhi) completed.

- 1830 - Republic of Ecuador founded (Juan Jose Flores becomes president).

- 1848 - First performance of national anthem of Finland.

- 1884 - IEEE (Institute for Electrical & Electronics Engineers) formed in New York USA.

- 1981 - Pope John Paul II was shot by a Turkish gunman (Mehemet Ali Agca) in St Peter's Square, Vatican City.

- 1991 - Macintosh System 7.0 released by Apple.

- 1981 - Birthday: Sunny Leone (Karenjit Kaur Vohra), Canadian model, born in Ontario, Canada.

- 1986 - Robert Pattinson, (Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter, Edward Cullen in Twilight) English actor, born in London, England.

- 2001 - R.K. Narayan dies at the age of 94, Indian novelist, author of Malguidi Days.

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