On this day: July 13

POSTED: 10:23 AM Jul 09 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 13 2012

The Mississippi River finds its roots, a Hollywood icon debuts, Old Blue Eyes records for the first time, the MLB All-Star Game goes north, and Ronald Reagan gives up the presidency, briefly, all on this day.

OTD July 13 - Frida Kahlo.jpg
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Library of Congress

1954: Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (center), best known for her self-portraits and her surrealist paintings, dies from a pulmonary embolism at age 47 in Coyoacán, Mexico.

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