May 13 in Pop Culture History
1607 – English in Virginia founded Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America.
1637 – The rounded table knife was created by Cardinal Richelieu in France.
1890 – Nikola Tesla was issued a patent (#428,057) for an electric generator.
1917 – Three children, Lúcia Santos and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco Marto report the first apparition of Our Lady of Fátima in Fátima, Portugal.
1939 – The …