5/13/13

Kfar Etzion, Nixon in Caracas, Alois Hudal

On this day: May 13
The U.S. declares war on Mexico (1846)

The Kfar Etzion massacre is committed by Arab irregulars, the day before the declaration of independence of the state of Israel on May 14 (1948)

During a visit to Caracas, Venezuela, Vice President Richard Nixon's car is attacked by anti-American demonstrators (1958)

At Arizona State University, President Barack Obama gives his first commencement address as president, but does not receive an honorary degree (2009)

b: Irmgard Möller (1947), Andrea Klump (1957); d: Ekaterina Geladze (1937), Alois Hudal (1963)

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