UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 126th day of 2013 and the 48th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1937, the German dirigible Hindenburg caught fire while attempting to dock in New Jersey, killing 36.
In 1942, U.S. forces surrendered to Japanese invaders on Corregidor Island in the Philippines.
In 1994, the Channel Tunnel, an undersea rail tunnel linking England and France, was completed.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), psychiatrist; Rudolph Valentino (1895-1926), actor; Orson Welles (1915-1985), actor/director; Willie Mays (1931- ), baseball player; Bob Seger (1945- ), singer; Tony Blair (1953- ), British prime minister; George Clooney (1961- ), actor; Martin Brodeur (1972- ), hockey player; Adrianne Palicki (1983- ), actress; Gabourey Sidibe (1983- ), actress; Chris Paul (1985- ), basketball player.
TODAY'S FACT: Tony Blair was the first British prime minister in more than 150 years to have a child with his wife while in office.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1954, Roger Bannister, a 25-year-old British medical student, became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness." -- Sigmund Freud
TODAY'S NUMBER: 3:43.13 -- current world record time (minutes:seconds) in the mile run, set by Moroccan runner Hicham El Guerrouj in 1999.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (May 2) and new moon (May 9).