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may 13 in new york city

Posted: May 14, 2013 | 12:54 AM
by Jared Goldstein

Gil Evans 5/13/1912 - 3/20/1988
Canadian-born composer and arranger


1914...It's an early form of teleconferencing, as employees at Manhattan's Wanamakers department store use Marconi's wireless telephone to talk to staffers at their store in Philadelphia.


??  1914, Joe Louis, the American boxer who was world heavyweight champion for a record-setting 12 years, was born. Following his death on April 12, 1981  ??

1939  1939Harvey Keitel, Actor born




1964  TV host Stephen Colbert ("The Colbert Report") birthday


1965...Manhattan Congressman John Lindsay announces he will run for mayor. Six months later he defeats Democrat Abe Beame and Conservative William Buckley, and goes on to serve two terms in the city's top post.

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