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What Happened on October 13th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Kenyan Brigid Kosgei sets a new world record for a woman runner with a time of 2:14:04 at the 2019 Chicago Marathon.
2016 The Maldives announces its decision to withdraw from the Commonwealth of Nations.
2013 A stampede occurs in India during the Hindu festival Navratri, killing 115 and injuring more than 110.
2010 The mining accident in Copiapó, Chile ends as all 33 trapped miners arrive at the surface after a record 69 days underground.
1993 At least 60 people die in eastern Papua New Guinea when a series of earthquakes rock the Finisterre Range, triggering massive landslides.
1990 Syrian forces attack free areas of Lebanon, removing General Michel Aoun from the presidential palace.
1983 Ameritech Mobile Communications launches the first US cellular network in Chicago.
1977 Hijacking of Lufthansa Flight 181 by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.
1976 The first electron micrograph of an Ebola virus is taken at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by Dr. F. A. Murphy.
1972 Aeroflot Flight 217 crashes outside Moscow, killing 174.
1972 Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashes in the Andes mountains. Twenty-eight survive the crash. All but 16 succumb before rescue on December 23.
1962 The Pacific Northwest experiences a cyclone the equal of a Category 3 hurricane, with winds above 150 mph. Forty-six people die.
1946 France adopts the constitution of the Fourth Republic.
1944 World War II: The Soviet Riga Offensive captures the city.
1943 World War II: Marshal Pietro Badoglio announces that Italy has officially declared war on Germany.
1923 Ankara becomes the capital of Turkey.
1921 Soviet republics sign the Treaty of Kars to formalize the borders between Turkey and the South Caucasus states.
1917 The "Miracle of the Sun" is witnessed by an estimated 70,000 people in the Cova da Iria in Portugal.
1915 First World War: The Battle of the Hohenzollern Redoubt marks the end of the Battle of Loos.
1911 Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, becomes the first Governor General of Canada of royal descent.
1908 Margaret Travers Symons bursts into the UK parliament and becomes the first woman to speak there.
1903 The Boston Red Sox win the first modern World Series, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the eighth game.
1892 Edward Emerson Barnard discovers first comet discovered by photographic means.
1885 The Georgia Institute of Technology is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.
1881 First known conversation in modern Hebrew by Eliezer Ben-Yehuda and friends.
1843 In New York City, B'nai B'rith, the oldest Jewish service organization in the world, is founded.
1821 The Declaration of Independence of the Mexican Empire is publicly proclaimed.
1812 War of 1812: Sir Isaac Brock's British and native forces repel an invasion of Canada by General Rensselaer's United States forces.
1793 French Revolutionary Wars: Austro-Prussian victory over Republican France at the First Battle of Wissembourg.
1792 In Washington, D.C., the cornerstone of the United States Executive Mansion (known as the White House since 1818) is laid.
1775 The Continental Congress establishes the Continental Navy (predecessor of the United States Navy).
1710 Port Royal, the capital of French Acadia, falls in a siege by British forces.
1644 A Swedish–Dutch fleet defeats the Danish fleet at Fehmarn and captures about 1,000 prisoners.
1399 Coronation of Henry IV of England at Westminster Abbey.[2]
1332 Rinchinbal Khan becomes the Khagan of the Mongols and Emperor of the Yuan dynasty, reigning for only 53 days.
1307 Hundreds of the Knights Templar in France are arrested at dawn by King Philip the Fair, and later confess under torture to heresy.
1269 The present church building at Westminster Abbey is consecrated.
409 Vandals and Alans cross the Pyrenees and appear in Hispania.
54 Roman emperor Claudius dies from poisoning under mysterious circumstances. He is succeeded by his adoptive son Nero, rather than by Britannicus, his son with Messalina.
Famous People Born on October 13

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Year Name
1820 John William Dawson, Canadian geologist and academic (d. 1899)
1879 Edward Hennig, American gymnast (d. 1960)
1949 Tom Mees, American sportscaster (d. 1996)
1923 Rosemary Anne Sisson, English author and playwright (d. 2017)
1925 Armand Mouyal, Algerian-French fencer and police officer (d. 1988)
1945 Dési Bouterse, Surinamese general and politician, 9th President of Suriname
1996 Joshua Wong, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist
1941 Neil Aspinall, Welsh-English record producer and manager (d. 2008)
1890 Conrad Richter, American journalist and novelist (d. 1968)
1821 Rudolf Virchow, German physician, biologist, and politician (d. 1902)
Famous People Deaths On October 13

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Date Name
1955 Manuel Ávila Camacho, Mexican general and politician, 45th President of Mexico (b. 1897)
1974 Otto Binder, American author (b. 1911)
1822 Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor (b. 1757)
1905 Henry Irving, English actor and manager (b. 1838)
1869 Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French poet, author, and critic (b. 1804)
1998 Dmitry Nikolayevich Filippov, Russian businessman and politician (b. 1944)
1919 Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish author and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1857)
1911 Sister Nivedita, Irish-Indian social worker, author, and educator (b. 1867)
1966 Clifton Webb, American actor and dancer (b. 1889)
1973 Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı, Turkish ethnographer and author (b. 1886)