May 13

The Chronicle Herald (Provincial) - - NEWS PAGE TWO -

1767: Wolf­gang Amadeus Mozart's first opera, Apollo et Hy­acinthus — writ­ten when he was 11 years old — pre­mieres in Salzburg.

1981: Pope John Paul II is shot and crit­i­cally wounded by Turk­ish gun­man Me­hemet Ali Agca in St. Peter's Square, Vat­i­can City.

1989: An es­ti­mated 2,000 stu­dents be­gin a hunger strike in Tianan­men Square, China. 2004: The fi­nal episode of Frasier on NBC is watched by 33 mil­lion peo­ple.

2013: Cana­dian as­tro­naut Chris Had­field de­parts the In­ter­na­tional Space Sta­tion to re­turn to Earth.

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