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What Happened on March 13th This Day in History

Year Name
2020 President Donald Trump declares the COVID-19 pandemic to be a national emergency in the United States.
2020 Breonna Taylor is killed by police officers who were forcibly entering her home in Louisville, Kentucky; her death sparked extensive protests against police brutality.
2016 The Ankara bombing kills at least 37 people.
2016 Three gunmen attack two hotels in the Ivory Coast town of Grand-Bassam, killing at least 19 people.
2013 The 2013 papal conclave elects Pope Francis as the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church.
2012 The Sierre coach crash kills 28 people, including 22 children.
2003 An article in Nature identifies the Ciampate del Diavolo as 350,000-year-old hominid footprints.
1997 The Missionaries of Charity choose Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as their leader.
1996 The Dunblane massacre leads to the death of sixteen primary school children and one teacher in Dunblane, Scotland.
1993 The 1993 Storm of the Century affects the eastern United States, dropping feet of snow in many areas.
1992 The Mw  6.6 Erzincan earthquake strikes eastern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).
1988 The Seikan Tunnel, the longest tunnel in the world with an undersea segment, opens between Aomori and Hakodate, Japan.
1979 The New Jewel Movement, headed by Maurice Bishop, ousts the Prime Minister of Grenada, Eric Gairy, in a coup d'état.
1969 Apollo 9 returns safely to Earth after testing the Lunar Module.
1957 Cuban student revolutionaries storm the presidential palace in Havana in a failed attempt on the life of President Fulgencio Batista.
1954 The Battle of Điện Biên Phủ begins with an artillery barrage by Viet Minh forces under Võ Nguyên Giáp; Viet Minh victory led to the end of the First Indochina War and French withdrawal from Vietnam.
1943 The Holocaust: German forces liquidate the Jewish ghetto in Kraków.
1940 The Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union officially ends after the signing of the Moscow Peace Treaty.
1930 The news of the discovery of Pluto is announced by Lowell Observatory.
1920 The Kapp Putsch briefly ousts the Weimar Republic government from Berlin.
1900 British forces occupy Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, during the Second Boer War.
1884 The Siege of Khartoum begins. It lasts until January 26, 1885.
1862 The Act Prohibiting the Return of Slaves is passed by the United States Congress, effectively annulling the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 and setting the stage for the Emancipation Proclamation.
1848 The German revolutions of 1848–1849 begin in Vienna.
1845 Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto receives its première performance in Leipzig with Ferdinand David as soloist.
1826 Pope Leo XII publishes the apostolic constitution Quo Graviora in which he renewed the prohibition on Catholics joining freemasonry.
1811 A French and Italian fleet is defeated by a British squadron off the island of Vis in the Adriatic during the Napoleonic Wars.
1809 Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden is deposed in the Coup of 1809.
1781 William Herschel discovers Uranus.
1741 The Battle of Cartagena de Indias (part of the War of Jenkins' Ear) begins.
1697 Nojpetén, capital of the last independent Maya kingdom, falls to Spanish conquistadors, the final step in the Spanish conquest of Guatemala.
1639 Harvard College is named after clergyman John Harvard.
1591 At the Battle of Tondibi in Mali, Moroccan forces of the Saadi dynasty, led by Judar Pasha, defeat the Songhai Empire, despite being outnumbered by at least five to one.
1567 The Battle of Oosterweel, traditionally regarded as the start of the Eighty Years' War.
624 The Battle of Badr, the first major battle between the Muslims and Quraysh.
Famous People Born on March 13

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Year Name
1886 Home Run Baker, American baseball player and manager (d. 1963)
1959 Dirk Wellham, Australian cricketer
1870 William Glackens, American painter and illustrator (d. 1938)
1967 Pieter Vink, Dutch footballer and referee
1957 John Hoeven, American banker and politician, 31st Governor of North Dakota
1916 Lindy Boggs, American educator and politician, 5th United States Ambassador to the Holy See (d. 2013)
1984 Geeta Basra, Indian actress
1976 Troy Hudson, American basketball player and rapper
1942 Dave Cutler, American computer scientist and engineer
1978 Tom Danielson, American cyclist
Famous People Deaths On March 13

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Date Name
1953 Johan Laidoner, Estonian general and statesman (b. 1884)
1965 Vittorio Jano, Italian engineer (b. 1891)
1808 Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749)
1823 John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent, English admiral and politician (b. 1735)
2022 William Hurt, American actor (b. 1950)
1995 Odette Hallowes, French nurse and spy (b. 1912)
2006 Robert C. Baker, American businessman, invented the chicken nugget (b. 1921)
2014 Reubin Askew, American sergeant, lawyer, and politician, 37th Governor of Florida (b. 1928)
2010 Jean Ferrat, French singer-songwriter (b. 1930)
1990 Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian-American psychologist and author (b. 1903)