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.