Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/May 13
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On May 13:
- 1497 - Pope Alexander VI excommunicated Girolamo Savonarola.
- 1846 - Mexican-American War: The United States declared war on Mexico.
- 1888 - Slavery was legally ended in Brazil by the "Lei Áurea" (Golden Law).
- 1912 - The Royal Flying Corps (later the RAF) was established in the UK.
- 1985 - 11 MOVE members were killed during a police raid in Philadelphia.