UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 127th day of 2013 and the 49th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1915, a German U-boat sank the RMS Lusitania, killing 1,198 off the coast of Ireland.
In 1945, Germany unconditionally surrendered and withdrew from World War II.
In 2000, Vladimir Putin assumed the presidency in Russia's first democratic change of office.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), composer; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), composer; Gary Cooper (1901-1961), actor; Eva Peron (1919-1952), Argentine first lady/actress; Johnny Unitas (1933-2002), football player; Tim Russert (1950-2008), journalist; Breckin Meyer (1974- ), actor.
TODAY'S FACT: In 1977, Seattle Slew won the Kentucky Derby. The horse went on to win the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes, becoming the 10th horse to win the Triple Crown and the only winner to do so while undefeated.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1982, a jury ruled in favor of Raiders owner Al Davis in an antitrust lawsuit against the NFL, allowing Davis to move the team from Oakland, Calif., to Los Angeles.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "The best exercise of the human heart is reaching down and picking someone else up." -- Tim Russert
TODAY'S NUMBER: 7 -- symphonies composed by Tchaikovsky.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (May 2) and new moon (May 9).