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What Happened on September 13th This Day in History

Year Name
2018 The Merrimack Valley gas explosions: One person is killed, 25 are injured, and 40 homes are destroyed when excessive natural gas pressure caused fires and explosions.
2013 Taliban insurgents attack the United States consulate in Herat, Afghanistan, with two members of the Afghan National Police reported dead and about 20 civilians injured.
2008 Delhi, India, is hit by a series of bomb blasts, resulting in 30 deaths and 130 injuries.
2008 Hurricane Ike makes landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast of the United States, causing heavy damage to Galveston Island, Houston, and surrounding areas.
2007 The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.
2007 The McLaren F1 team are found guilty of possessing confidential information from the Ferrari team, fined $100 million, and excluded from the constructors' championship standings.
2001 Civilian aircraft traffic resumes in the United States after the September 11 attacks.
1997 A German Air Force Tupolev Tu-154 and a United States Air Force Lockheed C-141 Starlifter collide in mid-air near Namibia, killing 33.
1993 Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin shakes hands with Palestine Liberation Organization chairman Yasser Arafat at the White House after signing the Oslo Accords granting limited Palestinian autonomy.
1989 Largest anti-Apartheid march in South Africa, led by Desmond Tutu.
1988 Hurricane Gilbert is the strongest recorded hurricane in the Western Hemisphere, later replaced by Hurricane Wilma in 2005 (based on barometric pressure).
1987 Goiânia accident: A radioactive object is stolen from an abandoned hospital in Goiânia, Brazil, contaminating many people in the following weeks and causing some to die from radiation poisoning.
1986 A magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes Kalamata, Greece with a maximum Modified Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme), killing at least 20 and causing heavy damage in the city.
1985 Super Mario Bros. is released in Japan for the NES, which starts the Super Mario series of platforming games.
1982 Spantax Flight 995 crashes at Málaga Airport during a rejected takeoff, killing 50 of the 394 people on board.
1979 South Africa grants independence to the "homeland" of Venda (not recognised outside South Africa).
1977 General Motors introduces Diesel engine, with Oldsmobile Diesel engine, in the Delta 88, Oldsmobile 98, and Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser models amongst others.
1971 State police and National Guardsmen storm New York's Attica Prison to quell a prison revolt, which claimed 43 lives.
1971 Chairman Mao Zedong's second in command and successor Marshal Lin Biao flees China after the failure of an alleged coup. His plane crashes in Mongolia, killing all aboard.
1968 Cold War: Albania leaves the Warsaw Pact.
1964 South Vietnamese Generals Lâm Văn Phát and Dương Văn Đức fail in a coup attempt against General Nguyễn Khánh.
1964 Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd of 20,000 West Berliners on Sunday, in Waldbühne.
1962 An appeals court orders the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith, the first African-American student admitted to the segregated university.
1956 The IBM 305 RAMAC is introduced, the first commercial computer to use disk storage.
1956 The dike around the Dutch polder East Flevoland is closed.
1953 Nikita Khrushchev is appointed General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
1948 Deputy Prime Minister of India Vallabhbhai Patel orders the Army to move into Hyderabad to integrate it with the Indian Union.
1948 Margaret Chase Smith is elected United States senator, and becomes the first woman to serve in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate.
1944 World War II: Start of the Battle of Meligalas between the Greek Resistance forces of the Greek People's Liberation Army (ELAS) and the collaborationist security battalions.
1942 World War II: Second day of the Battle of Edson's Ridge in the Guadalcanal Campaign. U.S. Marines successfully defeat attacks by the Japanese with heavy losses for the Japanese forces.
1933 Elizabeth McCombs becomes the first woman elected to the New Zealand Parliament.
1923 Following a military coup in Spain, Miguel Primo de Rivera takes over, setting up a dictatorship.
1922 The final act of the Greco-Turkish War, the Great Fire of Smyrna, commences.
1914 World War I: The Battle of Aisne begins between Germany and France.
1906 The Santos-Dumont 14-bis makes a short hop, the first flight of a fixed-wing aircraft in Europe.
1900 Filipino insurgents defeat a small American column in the Battle of Pulang Lupa, during the Philippine–American War.
1899 Henry Bliss is the first person in the United States to be killed in an automobile accident.
1899 Mackinder, Ollier and Brocherel make the first ascent of Batian (5,199 m
1898 Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film.
1882 Anglo-Egyptian War: The Battle of Tel el-Kebir is fought.
1880 The Basuto Gun War breaks out after the Basuto launch a rebellion against the Cape Colony.
1862 American Civil War: Union soldiers find a copy of Robert E. Lee's battle plans in a field outside Frederick, Maryland. It is the prelude to the Battle of Antietam.
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1847 Mexican–American War: Six teenage military cadets known as Niños Héroes die defending Chapultepec Castle in the Battle of Chapultepec. American troops under General Winfield Scott capture Mexico City in the Mexican–American War.
1843 The Greek Army rebels (OS date: September 3) against the autocratic rule of king Otto of Greece, demanding the granting of a constitution.
1814 In a turning point in the War of 1812, the British fail to capture Baltimore. During the battle, Francis Scott Key composes his poem "Defence of Fort McHenry", which is later set to music and becomes the United States' national anthem.
1812 War of 1812: A supply wagon sent to relieve Fort Harrison is ambushed in the Attack at the Narrows.
1808 Finnish War: In the Battle of Jutas, Swedish forces under Lieutenant General Georg Carl von Döbeln beat the Russians, making von Döbeln a Swedish war hero.
1791 King Louis XVI of France accepts the new constitution.
1788 The Philadelphia Convention sets the date for the first presidential election in the United States, and New York City becomes the country's temporary capital.
1782 American Revolutionary War: Franco-Spanish troops launch the unsuccessful "grand assault" during the Great Siege of Gibraltar.
1759 Battle of the Plains of Abraham: the British defeat the French near Quebec City in the Seven Years' War, known in the United States as the French and Indian War.
1743 Great Britain, Austria and the Kingdom of Sardinia sign the Treaty of Worms.
1645 Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Scottish Royalists are defeated by Covenanters at the Battle of Philiphaugh.
1609 Henry Hudson reaches the river that would later be named after him
1437 Battle of Tangier: a Portuguese expeditionary force initiates a failed attempt to seize the Moroccan citadel of Tangier.
1229 Ögedei Khan is proclaimed Khagan of the Mongol Empire in Kodoe Aral, Khentii: Mongolia.
585 Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victories over the Sabines, and the surrender of Collatia.
533 Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire defeats Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimum, near Carthage, North Africa.
509 The Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus on Rome's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September.
379 Yax Nuun Ahiin I is crowned as 15th Ajaw of Tikal
Famous People Born on September 13

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Year Name
1980 Viren Rasquinha, Indian field hockey player
1984 Nabil Abou-Harb, American director, producer, and screenwriter
1968 Brad Johnson, American football player
1961 Peter Roskam, American lawyer and politician
1903 Claudette Colbert, American actress (d. 1996)
1939 Richard Kiel, American actor and voice artist (d. 2014)
64 Julia Flavia, Roman daughter of Titus (d. AD 91)
1898 C. Sittampalam, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician (d. 1964)
1882 Ramón Grau, Cuban physician and politician, 6th President of Cuba (d. 1969)
1978 Peter Sunde, Swedish businessman
Famous People Deaths On September 13

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Date Name
1928 Italo Svevo, Italian author and playwright (b. 1861)
1759 James Wolfe, English general (b. 1727)
1996 Tupac Shakur, American rapper, producer, and actor (b. 1971)
0081 Titus, Roman emperor (b. AD 39)
1997 Georges Guétary, Egyptian-French actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1915)
1987 Mervyn LeRoy, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1900)
1915 Andrew L. Harris, American general and politician, 44th Governor of Ohio (b. 1835)
1999 Benjamin Bloom, American psychologist and academic (b. 1913)
1171 Al-Adid, last Fatimid caliph (b. 1151)
2005 Toni Fritsch, Austrian footballer (b. 1945)