On this day: May 13

Published On: May 12 2013 01:30:59 AM EDT   Updated On: May 13 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT
Mexican-American War, 1846

America declares war on Mexico, The Beatles film "Let It Be" premieres, Pope John Paul II survives an assassination attempt, and Tipper Gore doesn't like what she hears, all on this day.