Today is Monday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2019. There are 232 days left in the year. This is Mother’s Day.
Highlights in history
• In 1607, English colonists arrived by ship at the site of what became the Jamestown settlement in Virginia (the colonists went ashore the next day).
• In 1940, in his first speech as British prime minister, Winston Churchill told Parliament, “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.”
• In 1973, in tennis’ first so-called “Battle of the Sexes,” Bobby Riggs defeated Margaret Court 6-2, 6-1 in Ramona, California. (Billie Jean King soundly defeated Riggs at the Houston Astrodome in September.)
• In 1981, Pope John Paul II was shot and seriously wounded in St. Peter’s