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    What happened on September 13

    • September 13, 0122 The building of Hadrian's Wall begins.

    • September 13, 0509 BC - The temple of Jupiter on Rome's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September.

    • September 13, 0533 "General Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire defeats Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimium, near Carthage, North Africa."

    • September 13, 0604 Pope Sabinian is consecrated.

    • September 13, 1224 Francis of Assisi is afflicted with stigmata.

    • September 13, 1321 "Dante Alighieri author of the Divine Comedy, dies"

    • September 13, 1440 Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.

    • September 13, 1503 Michelangelo begins work on his David.

    • September 13, 1504 Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand issue a Royal Warrant for the construction of a Royal Chapel (Capilla Real) to be built.

    • September 13, 1598 "Philip II King of Spain (1556-98), dies at 71"

    • September 13, 1609 Henry Hudson reached the river that would later be named after him - the Hudson River.

    • September 13, 1609 Henry Hudson reaches the river that will later be named after him - the Hudson River.

    • September 13, 1663 The first serious slave conspiracy in colonial America (Virginia)

    • September 13, 1743 "Great Britain, Austria and Savoy-Sardinia sign the Treaty of Worms (1743)."

    • September 13, 1759 "Battle of the Plains of Abraham: British defeat French near Quebec City in the Seven Years' War, known in the United States as the French and Indian War."

    • September 13, 1759 James Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city

    • September 13, 1759 Wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English

    • September 13, 1788 "New York City becomes the US national capital, as authorized by the Congress of the Confederation."

    • September 13, 1788 "The United States' Philadelphia Convention sets the date for the country's first presidential election, and New York City becomes the temporary capital of the U.S.."

    • September 13, 1789 The first loan to US Govt (from NYC banks)

    • September 13, 1803 "John Barry first American commodore, dies"

    • September 13, 1814 Francis Scott Key writes The Star-Spangled Banner

    • September 13, 1814 "The British fail to capture Baltimore, Maryland. Turning point in the War of 1812."

    • September 13, 1849 The first US prize fight fatality (Tom McCoy)

    • September 13, 1867 Gen E R S Canby orders SC courts to impanel blacks jurors

    • September 13, 1882 Britain invades Egypt

    • September 13, 1882 The Battle of Tel al-Kebir is fought in the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War.

    • September 13, 1882 "The Canada Atlantic Railway is opened between Ottawa and Coteau. This line which was built by John R. Booth was extended, within a period of 20 years, into a system stretching from Georgian Bay to the Vermont border."

    • September 13, 1882 The important Battle of Tall al Kabir is fought in the Anglo-Egyptian War.

    • September 13, 1898 Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film.

    • September 13, 1899 Henry Bliss is the first person in the United States to be killed in an automobile accident.

    • September 13, 1899 "Mackinder, Ollier and Brocherel make the first ascent of Batian (5,199m - 17,058 ft), the highest peak of Mount Kenya."

    • September 13, 1899 The first known auto-related fatality occurs when pedestrian Henry Bliss is struck by a car in New York City.

    • September 13, 1900 "Filipino resistance fighters defeat a small American column in the Battle of Pulang Lupa, during the Philippine-American War."

    • September 13, 1906 First fixed-wing aircraft flight in Europe.

    • September 13, 1914 "During World War I, South African troops open hostilities in German south-west Africa (Namibia) with an assault on the Ramansdrift police station."

    • September 13, 1922 "136.4F (58 C), El Aziziyah, Libya in shade (world record)"

    • September 13, 1922 "The record high temperature for the planet is set in Azizia, Libya, where it reached 136 degrees Fahrenheit."

    • September 13, 1922 "The temperature (in the shade) at Al 'Aziziyah, Libya reaches a world record 57.7C (135.9F)."

    • September 13, 1923 "Military coup in Spain - Miguel Primo de Rivera takes over, setting up a dictatorship."

    • September 13, 1935 Rockslide near Whirlpool Rapids Bridge ends the Great Gorge and International Railway.

    • September 13, 1939 Canada enters World War II.

    • September 13, 1942 German forces attack Stalingrad

    • September 13, 1943 Chiang Kai-shek elected president of the Republic of China.

    • September 13, 1944 "U.S. heavy bombers rain destruction on factory areas a few miles from Auschwitz, but Allies refuse to bomb railroad tracks or gas chambers at Auschwitz."

    • September 13, 1948 "Margaret Chase Smith is elected senator, and becomes the first woman to serve in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate."

    • September 13, 1949 The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is established in New York City.

    • September 13, 1950 "Sara Allgood actress (Jane Eyre, Spiral Staircase), dies at 56"

    • September 13, 1953 Nikita Khrushchev appointed secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

    • September 13, 1956 "IBM introduces the first computer disk storage unit, the RAMAC 305."

    • September 13, 1956 The dike around the Dutch polder East Flevoland is closed.

    • September 13, 1959 USSR's Luna 2 becomes first probe to contact another celestial body

    • September 13, 1960 Payola where radio stations would play selected songs in exchange for gifts and/or cash is banned by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

    • September 13, 1961 """Car 54 Where are You?"" premiers on TV"

    • September 13, 1961 Unmanned Mercury-Atlas 4 launched into Earth orbit

    • September 13, 1962 Number one hit on UK music charts - Elvis Presley - She's Not You

    • September 13, 1963 """The Outer Limits"" premiers"

    • September 13, 1963 Yanks clinch their 28th pennant

    • September 13, 1965 "Baseball: Willie Mays becomes the fifth member of the 500 home run club with a home run at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas."

    • September 13, 1965 "Beatles release ""Yesterday"""

    • September 13, 1965 Today Show's first totally color broadcast

    • September 13, 1965 Willie Mays hits his 500th HR

    • September 13, 1968 Albania leaves the Warsaw Pact.

    • September 13, 1969 "The Plastic Ono Band, featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono, perform in concert for the first time."

    • September 13, 1969 "The Premiere Episode of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?"

    • September 13, 1970 IBM announces System 370 computer

    • September 13, 1971 9 hostages & 28 prisoners die in take over at Attica State Prison

    • September 13, 1971 Frank Robinson hits his 500th HR

    • September 13, 1971 "Police storm the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York, ending a four-day siege that killed 43 people."

    • September 13, 1971 State police and National Guardsmen storm New York's Attica Prison to end a prison revolt. 42 people die in the assault.

    • September 13, 1971 The World Hockey Association is founded.

    • September 13, 1973 ABC announces it obtained TV rights for the 1976 Olympics

    • September 13, 1976 "2nd Enterprise, approach & lands test (ALT) flight (5m28s)"

    • September 13, 1977 2nd test of the Space Shuttle Enterprise

    • September 13, 1977 "Leopold Stokowski symphonic conductor, dies in England, at 95"

    • September 13, 1977 "Symphony conductor Leopold Stokowski dies in Hampshire, England, at age 95."

    • September 13, 1977 The first TV viewer discretion warning-Soap

    • September 13, 1979 South Africa grants Venda independence (Not recognized out of S Afr)

    • September 13, 1980 Number one hit on UK music charts - Kelly Marie - Feels Like I'm In Love

    • September 13, 1981 33rd Emmy Awards (Hill Street Blues big winner)

    • September 13, 1981 John McEnroe beats Bjrn Brg for US Open title

    • September 13, 1981 "William Loeb publisher of Manchester Union Leader, NH, dies at 75"

    • September 13, 1982 "50 die in Spantax Airlines DC-10 on takeoff from Malaga, Spain"

    • September 13, 1982 Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game

    • September 13, 1982 "Philip Ober actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 80"

    • September 13, 1983 US mint strikes first gold coin in 50 years (Olympic Eagle)

    • September 13, 1984 STS 41-G launch vehicle moves to launch pad

    • September 13, 1985 Japan Super Mario Bros. released for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

    • September 13, 1985 John Williams introduces the new Today Show theme

    • September 13, 1985 Nintendo releases Super Mario Bros.

    • September 13, 1986 Kellye Cash (Miss Tennessee) crowned Miss America

    • September 13, 1986 Number one hit on UK music charts - Communards - Don't Leave Me This Way

    • September 13, 1987 "Goinia accident: A radioactive object is stolen from an abandoned hospital in Goinia, Brazil, contaminating many people in the following weeks and leading some to die from radiation poisoning."

    • September 13, 1987 "Goinia accident: A radioactive object is stolen from an abandoned hospital in Goinia, Brazil, contaminating many people in the following weeks and leading some to die from radiation poisoning."

    • September 13, 1987 "Paul Lynch of Great Britain does 32,573 push-ups in 24 hours"

    • September 13, 1988 Hurricane Gilbert becomes strongest (26.13 barometer) hurricane in Western Hemisphere

    • September 13, 1988 Hurricane Gilbert is the strongest recorded hurricane in the Western Hemisphere (based on barometric pressure).

    • September 13, 1989 Fay Vincent succeeds the late A. Bartlett Giamatti as commissioner of Major League Baseball.

    • September 13, 1989 "Largest anti-Apartheid march in South Africa, led by Desmond Tutu."

    • September 13, 1990 Iraqi troops storm the residence of French ambassador in Kuwait

    • September 13, 1990 Law and Order debuts on NBC-TV.

    • September 13, 1990 Senate Judiciary Com opens hearing on confirmation of David Souter

    • September 13, 1991 A 55 ton concrete beam falls in Montreal's Olympic Stadium

    • September 13, 1993 Premiere of Late Night with Conan O'Brien on NBC

    • September 13, 1993 "Public unveiling of the Oslo Accords, an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement initiated by Norway."

    • September 13, 1994 Ulysses probe passes the Sun's south pole.

    • September 13, 1996 Rapper Tupac Shakur dies in the hospital from gunshot wounds sustained September 7.

    • September 13, 1998 Former Alabama Governor George Wallace dies at age 79.

    • September 13, 1999 "Bomb explodes in Moscow, Russia. At least 119 people are killed."

    • September 13, 2001 "Civilian aircraft traffic resumes in the U.S. after the September 11, 2001 attacks."

    • September 13, 2006 "At Dawson College (Montreal), Kimveer Gill kills one student and wounds 19 others before committing suicide."

    • September 13, 2007 "Important Islamic date - Ramadan (Islamic month of Fasting) September 13 - October 12, 2007"

    • September 13, 2007 The McLaren and Ferrari court case to take place

    • September 13, 2010 "Cuba announced it would lay off ""at least"" half a million state workers over the next six months"







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    • September 13, 1943 Visitor posting - My dad Neil was born.

    • September 13, 1950 "Visitor posting - Beautiful little Susan Marion Bragg - born to Gordon and Marion - Bissett, Manitoba - Canada"

    • September 13, 1959 Visitor posting - Sarah(Sally) Elizabeth Watt was born to Noel & Alice Watt - Ireland

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    • September 13, 1975 "Visitor posting - September 13th, 1975. CHEERS to Joshua Hein! Birth of the a great man. Honarable, intelligent, wise beyond his years."

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