UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 142nd day of 2013 and the 64th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1807, former vice president Aaron Burr was indicted for treason.
In 1947, President Harry Truman signed the Truman Doctrine, appropriating military and economic aid for Greece and Turkey to combat the spread of Communism.
In 1992, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's "Tonight Show" for the last time.
In 2011, a tornado struck Joplin, Mo., claiming an estimated 161 lives and destroying nearly 7,000 houses.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Richard Wagner (1813-1883), composer; Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), artist; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), writer; Laurence Olivier (1907-1989), actor/director; Charles Aznavour (1924- ), singer/songwriter/actor; Morrissey (1959- ), singer; Naomi Campbell (1970- ), fashion model; Ginnifer Goodwin (1978- ), actress; Apolo Ohno (1982- ), speed skater.
TODAY'S FACT: A group of Confederate Army veterans formed the Ku Klux Klan in Pulaski, Tenn., in 1865.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 2003, Annika Sorenstam became the first woman golfer since Babe Didrikson in 1945 to officially compete against men at a PGA tour event.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact." -- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Boscombe Valley Mystery"
TODAY'S NUMBER: 73 -- electoral votes received by both Aaron Burr and rival Thomas Jefferson in the 1800 presidential election. The House of Representatives cast the deciding votes, making Jefferson president and Burr vice president.
TODAY'S MOON: Between first quarter moon (May 17) and full moon (May 24).