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October 13th, 2054 (October 13 2054)EventNero ascends to the Roman throne
October 13th, 2054 (October 13 2054)DeathClaudius, Roman Emperor (born in 10 BC)
October 13th, 2007 (October 13 2007)DeathBob Denard, French mercenary (born in 1929)
October 13th, 2006 (October 13 2006)DeathWang Guangmei, Chinese first lady (born in 1921)An Wang Quotes
October 13th, 2005 (October 13 2005)DeathVivian Malone Jones, American civil rights activist (born in 1942)
October 13th, 2004 (October 13 2004)DeathEnrique Fernando, Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court (born in 1915)
October 13th, 2003 (October 13 2003)DeathBertram Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel laureate (born in 1918)
October 13th, 2002 (October 13 2002)DeathStephen Ambrose, American historian and biographer (born in 1936) Ambrose Quotes
October 13th, 2001 (October 13 2001)DeathPeter Doyle, Australian pop singer (The New Seekers) (born in 1949)
October 13th, 2000 (October 13 2000)DeathJean Peters, American actress (born in 1926)
October 13th, 1999 (October 13 1999)EventThe United States Senate rejects ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
October 13th, 1995 (October 13 1995)DeathAli Faik Zaghloul, Egyptian radio presenter
October 13th, 1993 (October 13 1993)EventCaptured American Pilot Mike Durant is filmed in an interview in captivity by a CNN camera crew.
October 13th, 1992 (October 13 1992)EventAn Antonov An-124 operated by Antonov Airlines registered CCCP-82002, crashed near Kiev, Ukraine.
October 13th, 1992 (October 13 1992)DeathDantrell Davis, victim of gang crossfire in Cabrini-Green (born in 1985)
October 13th, 1990 (October 13 1990)EventEnd of the Lebanese war. Syrian forces launch an attack on the free areas of Lebanon removing General Michel Aoun from the presidential palace.
October 13th, 1990 (October 13 1990)DeathLe ??c Th?, Vietnamese general and politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1911)
October 13th, 1988 (October 13 1988)DeathMike Venezia, jockey (born in 1945)
October 13th, 1987 (October 13 1987)DeathWalter Brattain, American physicist, Nobel laureate (born in 1902)
October 13th, 1987 (October 13 1987)DeathKishore Kumar, Indian Singer (b.1929)
October 13th, 1984 (October 13 1984)BirthFrank Simek, American soccer player
October 13th, 1984 (October 13 1984)BirthMisono, Japanese singer (formerly Day After Tomorrow)
October 13th, 1983 (October 13 1983)EventAmeritech Mobile Communications (now Cingular) launched the first US cellular network in Chicago, Illinois.
October 13th, 1982 (October 13 1982)BirthIan Thorpe, Australian swimmer
October 13th, 1981 (October 13 1981)BirthRyan Ashford, English footballer
October 13th, 1981 (October 13 1981)BirthKele Okereke, lead singer of Bloc Party
October 13th, 1980 (October 13 1980)BirthAshanti, American singer
October 13th, 1980 (October 13 1980)BirthMagne Hoseth, Norwegian footballer
October 13th, 1980 (October 13 1980)BirthScott Parker, English footballer
October 13th, 1980 (October 13 1980)BirthJon Micah Sumrall, American singer (Kutless)
October 13th, 1979 (October 13 1979)BirthWes Brown, English footballer
October 13th, 1979 (October 13 1979)DeathRebecca Helferich Clarke, English composer and violist (born in 1886)
October 13th, 1978 (October 13 1978)BirthJermaine O Neal, American basketball player
October 13th, 1977 (October 13 1977)EventFour Palestinians hijack Lufthansa Flight 181 to Somalia and demand release of 11 members of the Red Army Faction.
October 13th, 1977 (October 13 1977)BirthGareth Batty, English cricketer
October 13th, 1977 (October 13 1977)BirthPaul Pierce, American basketball player
October 13th, 1977 (October 13 1977)BirthKiele Sanchez, American actress
October 13th, 1976 (October 13 1976)EventA Bolivian Boeing 707 cargo jet crashes in Santa Cruz, Bolivia killing 100 (97, mostly children, killed on the ground).
October 13th, 1976 (October 13 1976)EventThe first electron micrograph of an Ebola viral particle was obtained by Dr. F.A. Murphy, now at U.C. Davis, who was then working at the C.D.C..
October 13th, 1975 (October 13 1975)BirthTom Anderson, American entrepreneur
October 13th, 1975 (October 13 1975)BirthDavid Kennedy, American musician (Box Car Racer, Angels & Airwaves)
October 13th, 1974 (October 13 1974)BirthHawick Lau, Chinese actor and singer
October 13th, 1974 (October 13 1974)BirthJoseph Utsler, American rapper (Insane Clown Posse)
October 13th, 1974 (October 13 1974)DeathEd Sullivan, American television personality (born in 1901)
October 13th, 1973 (October 13 1973)BirthBrian Dawkins, American football player
October 13th, 1973 (October 13 1973)BirthPeter Dumbreck, Scottish race car driver
October 13th, 1973 (October 13 1973)BirthMatt Hughes, American mixed martial artist Martial Quotes
October 13th, 1973 (October 13 1973)BirthNanako Matsushima, Japanese actress
October 13th, 1972 (October 13 1972)EventAn Aeroflot Ilyushin Il-62 crashed outside Moscow killing 176.
October 13th, 1972 (October 13 1972)EventUruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashes in the Andes mountains, in between the borders of Argentina and Chile. By December 23, 1972 only 16 out of 45 people lived long enough to be rescued.
October 13th, 1972 (October 13 1972)BirthSummer Sanders, American swimmer
October 13th, 1971 (October 13 1971)Event1971 World Series: The first night game in World Series history is played at Pittsburgh s Three Rivers Stadium between the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates.
October 13th, 1971 (October 13 1971)BirthSacha Baron Cohen, English comedian
October 13th, 1971 (October 13 1971)BirthBilly Bush, American TV host
October 13th, 1971 (October 13 1971)BirthPyrros Dimas, Greek weightlifter
October 13th, 1971 (October 13 1971)DeathStafford Smythe, Canadian NHL executive (born in 1921)
October 13th, 1970 (October 13 1970)BirthSerena Altschul, American reporter
October 13th, 1970 (October 13 1970)BirthMel Jackson, American actor and R&B musician
October 13th, 1970 (October 13 1970)BirthPaul Potts, British Opera singer and winner of Britain s Got Talent
October 13th, 1969 (October 13 1969)BirthRhett Akins, American country singer
October 13th, 1969 (October 13 1969)BirthNancy Kerrigan, American figure skater
October 13th, 1969 (October 13 1969)BirthCady McClain, American actress
October 13th, 1968 (October 13 1968)BirthTisha Campbell-Martin, American actress and singer
October 13th, 1968 (October 13 1968)BirthCarlos Marin, Spanish baritone (Il Divo)
October 13th, 1968 (October 13 1968)DeathBea Benaderet, American actress (born in 1906)
October 13th, 1967 (October 13 1967)EventThe first game in the history of the American Basketball Association is played as the Anaheim Amigos lose to the Oakland Oaks 134-129 in Oakland, California.
October 13th, 1967 (October 13 1967)BirthScott Cooper, American baseball player
October 13th, 1967 (October 13 1967)BirthTrevor Hoffman, American baseball player
October 13th, 1967 (October 13 1967)BirthSteve Vickers, English footballer
October 13th, 1967 (October 13 1967)BirthKate Walsh, American actress
October 13th, 1966 (October 13 1966)DeathClifton Webb, American actor (born in 1889)
October 13th, 1965 (October 13 1965)BirthJohan Museeuw, Belgian cyclist
October 13th, 1964 (October 13 1964)BirthNie Haisheng, Chinese astronaut
October 13th, 1964 (October 13 1964)BirthChristopher Judge, American actor
October 13th, 1964 (October 13 1964)BirthMarco Travaglio, Italian journlaist
October 13th, 1963 (October 13 1963)BirthColin Channer, Jamaican writer
October 13th, 1963 (October 13 1963)BirthChip Foose, renowned automotive designer and fabricator
October 13th, 1962 (October 13 1962)BirthT Keyah Crystal Keymah, American actress
October 13th, 1962 (October 13 1962)BirthKelly Preston, American actress
October 13th, 1962 (October 13 1962)BirthJerry Rice, American football star
October 13th, 1961 (October 13 1961)BirthDoc Rivers, basketball player and head coach
October 13th, 1960 (October 13 1960)Event1960 World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Bill Mazeroski becomes the first person to end a World Series with a home run, as the Pirates beat the New York Yankees, four games to three.
October 13th, 1960 (October 13 1960)BirthJoey Belladonna, American musician (Anthrax)
October 13th, 1960 (October 13 1960)BirthTim Brewster, American football coach
October 13th, 1960 (October 13 1960)BirthAri Fleischer, former White House press secretary
October 13th, 1960 (October 13 1960)BirthPeter Keisler, acting United States attorney general
October 13th, 1959 (October 13 1959)BirthMarie Osmond, American entertainer
October 13th, 1958 (October 13 1958)EventBurial of Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius XII on the 41st anniversary of the "Miracle of the Sun".
October 13th, 1958 (October 13 1958)BirthMaria Cantwell, American politician, junior senator from Washington
October 13th, 1958 (October 13 1958)BirthJair-Rohm Parker Wells, American musician and composer
October 13th, 1957 (October 13 1957)BirthReggie Theus, American basketball player and head coach
October 13th, 1956 (October 13 1956)BirthChris Carter, American television producer
October 13th, 1955 (October 13 1955)DeathManuel Avila Camacho, President of Mexico (born in 1897)
October 13th, 1954 (October 13 1954)BirthGeorge Frazier, American baseball player
October 13th, 1954 (October 13 1954)BirthClaude Ribbe, French historian
October 13th, 1954 (October 13 1954)BirthMordechai Vanunu, Israeli nuclear technician
October 13th, 1953 (October 13 1953)BirthPat Day, American jockey
October 13th, 1952 (October 13 1952)BirthJohn Lone, Hong Kong actor
October 13th, 1950 (October 13 1950)DeathErnest Haycox, American writer (born in 1899)
October 13th, 1949 (October 13 1949)BirthTom Mees, American sports broadcaster (died in 1996)
October 13th, 1949 (October 13 1949)BirthPatrick Neve, Belgian racing driver
October 13th, 1948 (October 13 1948)BirthJohn Ford Coley, American musician
October 13th, 1948 (October 13 1948)BirthNusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Pakistani musician and singer (died in 1997)Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Quotes
October 13th, 1948 (October 13 1948)BirthTed Poe, American politician
October 13th, 1947 (October 13 1947)BirthSammy Hagar, American singer (Van Halen)
October 13th, 1947 (October 13 1947)BirthJerry Trupiano, American sports broadcaster
October 13th, 1947 (October 13 1947)BirthAlan Wakeman, English saxophonist (Soft Machine)
October 13th, 1946 (October 13 1946)EventFrance adopts the constitution of the Fourth Republic.
October 13th, 1946 (October 13 1946)BirthEdwina Currie, British politician
October 13th, 1945 (October 13 1945)BirthChristophe, French singer
October 13th, 1945 (October 13 1945)BirthDesi Bouterse, Surinam politician
October 13th, 1945 (October 13 1945)DeathMilton S. Hershey, American chocolate tycoon (born in 1857)
October 13th, 1944 (October 13 1944)EventWorld War II: Riga, the capital of Latvia is seized by the Red Army.
October 13th, 1944 (October 13 1944)BirthRobert Lamm, American musician (Chicago)
October 13th, 1943 (October 13 1943)EventWorld War II: The new government of Italy sides with the Allies and declares war on Germany.
October 13th, 1943 (October 13 1943)BirthMike Barnicle, American newspaper columnist
October 13th, 1942 (October 13 1942)BirthJerry Jones, American football team owner
October 13th, 1942 (October 13 1942)BirthPamela Tiffin, American film actress
October 13th, 1942 (October 13 1942)BirthBob Bailey, American baseball player
October 13th, 1941 (October 13 1941)BirthPaul Simon, American singer and musician (Simon and Garfunkel)Paul Simon Quotes
October 13th, 1940 (October 13 1940)BirthPharoah Sanders, American saxophonist
October 13th, 1939 (October 13 1939)BirthT. J. Cloutier, American poker player
October 13th, 1939 (October 13 1939)BirthMelinda Dillon, American actress
October 13th, 1938 (October 13 1938)BirthHugo Young, English journalist (died in 2003)
October 13th, 1938 (October 13 1938)DeathE.C. Segar, American cartoonist (Popeye) (born in 1894)
October 13th, 1937 (October 13 1937)BirthSami Frey, French actor
October 13th, 1934 (October 13 1934)BirthNana Mouskouri, Greek singer and politician
October 13th, 1933 (October 13 1933)BirthRaynald Frechette, Quebec politician and judge (died in 2007)
October 13th, 1933 (October 13 1933)BirthQueen Narriman, second and last wife of King Farouk and mother of their only child King Fuad (died in 2005)
October 13th, 1933 (October 13 1933)BirthBaron Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales
October 13th, 1932 (October 13 1932)BirthJack Colvin, American actor (died in 2005)
October 13th, 1931 (October 13 1931)BirthEddie Mathews, American baseball player (died in 2001)
October 13th, 1931 (October 13 1931)BirthRaymond Kopa, French footballer
October 13th, 1931 (October 13 1931)DeathErnst Didring, Swedish author (born in 1868)
October 13th, 1927 (October 13 1927)BirthLee Konitz, American jazz saxophonist
October 13th, 1926 (October 13 1926)BirthRay Brown, American jazz bassist (died in 2002)
October 13th, 1926 (October 13 1926)DeathHans E. Kinck, Norwegian author and philologist (born in 1865) Philo Quotes
October 13th, 1925 (October 13 1925)BirthLenny Bruce, American comedian (died in 1966)Lenny Bruce Quotes
October 13th, 1925 (October 13 1925)BirthMargaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United KingdomMargaret Thatcher Quotes
October 13th, 1925 (October 13 1925)BirthGustav Winckler, Danish singer (died in 1979)
October 13th, 1923 (October 13 1923)EventAnkara replaces Istanbul as the capital of Turkey.
October 13th, 1923 (October 13 1923)BirthCyril Shaps, English actor (died in 2003)
October 13th, 1923 (October 13 1923)BirthFaas Wilkes, Dutch footballer (died in 2006)
October 13th, 1921 (October 13 1921)BirthYves Montand, Italian-born singer and actor (died in 1991)
October 13th, 1920 (October 13 1920)BirthLaraine Day, American actress (died in 2007)
October 13th, 1919 (October 13 1919)DeathKarl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish writer, Nobel laureate (born in 1857)
October 13th, 1918 (October 13 1918)EventMehmed Talat Pasha and the Young Turk (C.U.P.) ministry resign and sign an armistice, ending Ottoman participation in World War I.Mehmed Talat Quotes
October 13th, 1918 (October 13 1918)BirthRobert Hudson Walker, American actor (died in 1951)
October 13th, 1917 (October 13 1917)EventThe "Miracle of the Sun" is witnessed by an estimated 70,000 people in the Cova da Iria in Fatima, Portugal.
October 13th, 1917 (October 13 1917)BirthGeorge Virl Osmond, Osmond family patriarch (died in 2007)
October 13th, 1917 (October 13 1917)BirthBurr Tillstrom, American puppeteer (died in 1985)
October 13th, 1917 (October 13 1917)DeathFlorence La Badie, American actress
October 13th, 1915 (October 13 1915)BirthTerry Frost, English artist (died in 2003)
October 13th, 1915 (October 13 1915)BirthCornel Wilde, American actor (died in 1989)
October 13th, 1911 (October 13 1911)BirthAshok Kumar, Indian actor (died in 2001)
October 13th, 1909 (October 13 1909)BirthArt Tatum, American jazz pianist (died in 1956)
October 13th, 1909 (October 13 1909)BirthHerbert Block, American cartoonist (died in 2001)
October 13th, 1909 (October 13 1909)DeathFrancisco Ferrer Guardia, Spanish free-thinker (born in 1849)
October 13th, 1907 (October 13 1907)BirthYves Allegret, French film director (died in 1987)
October 13th, 1905 (October 13 1905)DeathSir Henry Irving, the first British actor to be knighted (born in 1838)
October 13th, 1904 (October 13 1904)BirthWilfred Pickles, English actor and broadcaster (died in 1978)
October 13th, 1904 (October 13 1904)DeathPavlos Melas, Greek officer who organized and participated in the Greek Struggle for Macedonia (born in 1870)
October 13th, 1902 (October 13 1902)BirthArna Wendell Bontemps, American writer (died in 1973)
October 13th, 1900 (October 13 1900)BirthGerald Marks, American songwriter (All of Me) (died in 1997)
October 13th, 1895 (October 13 1895)BirthMike Gazella, American baseball player (died in 1978)
October 13th, 1892 (October 13 1892)EventEdward Emerson Barnard discovers D/1892 T1 (Barnard 3), the first comet discovered by photographic means, on the night of October 13-14.Edward Vere Quotes
October 13th, 1890 (October 13 1890)EventThe Delta Chi fraternity is founded by 11 law students at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
October 13th, 1890 (October 13 1890)BirthConrad Richter, American novelist and short story writer (died in 1968)
October 13th, 1890 (October 13 1890)DeathSamuel Freeman Miller, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (born in 1816)
October 13th, 1887 (October 13 1887)BirthJozef Tiso, Slovak politician (died in 1947)
October 13th, 1885 (October 13 1885)EventThe Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.
October 13th, 1884 (October 13 1884)EventGreenwich established as universal time meridian of longitude.
October 13th, 1882 (October 13 1882)DeathArthur de Gobineau, French philosopher (born in 1816) Philo Quotes
October 13th, 1881 (October 13 1881)EventRevival of the Hebrew language as Eliezer Ben-Yehuda and friends agree to use Hebrew exclusively in their conversations.
October 13th, 1880 (October 13 1880)BirthSasha Cherny, Russian poet (died in 1932)
October 13th, 1878 (October 13 1878)BirthPatrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian Roman Catholic priest (died in 1952)
October 13th, 1876 (October 13 1876)BirthRube Waddell, American baseball player (died in 1914)
October 13th, 1871 (October 13 1871)EventThe Delphic Fraternity is founded as the Delphic Society at the State Normal School in Geneseo, New York.
October 13th, 1870 (October 13 1870)EventThe Kappa Kappa Gamma fraternity is founded at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois, by six pioneering women.
October 13th, 1869 (October 13 1869)DeathCharles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French literary critic (born in 1804)
October 13th, 1862 (October 13 1862)BirthMary Kingsley, English writer and explorer (died in 1900)
October 13th, 1853 (October 13 1853)BirthLillie Langtry, British actress (died in 1929)
October 13th, 1845 (October 13 1845)EventA majority of voters in the Republic of Texas approve a proposed constitution, that if accepted by the U.S. Congress, will make Texas a U.S. state.
October 13th, 1843 (October 13 1843)EventIn New York City, Henry Jones and 11 others found B nai B rith (the oldest Jewish service organization in the world).
October 13th, 1825 (October 13 1825)DeathKing Maximilian I of Bavaria (born in 1756)
October 13th, 1821 (October 13 1821)BirthRudolf Virchow, German physician, pathologist, biologist, and politician (died in 1902)
October 13th, 1820 (October 13 1820)BirthJohn William Dawson, Canadian geologist (died in 1899)
October 13th, 1815 (October 13 1815)DeathJoachim Murat, French marshal and King of Naples (executed) (born in 1767)
October 13th, 1812 (October 13 1812)EventWar of 1812: Battle of Queenston HeightsAs part of the Niagara campaign in Ontario, Canada, United States forces under General Stephen Van Rensselaer are repulsed from invading Canada by British and native troops led by Sir Isaac Brock.
October 13th, 1812 (October 13 1812)DeathSir Isaac Brock, British general (killed in battle) (born in 1769)
October 13th, 1792 (October 13 1792)EventIn Washington, D.C., the cornerstone of the United States Executive Mansion (known as the White House since 1818) is laid.
October 13th, 1788 (October 13 1788)DeathRobert Nugent, 1st Earl Nugent, Irish politician and poet (born in 1702)
October 13th, 1775 (October 13 1775)EventThe United States Continental Congress orders the establishment of the Continental Navy (later renamed the United States Navy).
October 13th, 1773 (October 13 1773)EventThe Whirlpool Galaxy was discovered by Charles Messier
October 13th, 1768 (October 13 1768)BirthJacques Felix Emmanuel Hamelin, French explorer (died in 1839)
October 13th, 1759 (October 13 1759)DeathJohn Henley, English minister (born in 1692)
October 13th, 1715 (October 13 1715)DeathNicolas Malebranche, French philosopher (born in 1638) Philo Quotes
October 13th, 1714 (October 13 1714)BirthPieter Burmann the Younger, Dutch philologist (died in 1778) Philo Quotes
October 13th, 1713 (October 13 1713)BirthAllan Ramsay, Scottish painter (died in 1784)
October 13th, 1706 (October 13 1706)DeathIyasus the Great, Emperor of Ethiopia (born in 1682)
October 13th, 1696 (October 13 1696)BirthJohn Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, English statesman and writer (died in 1743)
October 13th, 1694 (October 13 1694)DeathSamuel von Pufendorf, German jurist (born in 1632)
October 13th, 1687 (October 13 1687)DeathGeminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (born in 1633)
October 13th, 1673 (October 13 1673)DeathKristoffer Gabel, Danish statesman (born in 1617)
October 13th, 1613 (October 13 1613)BirthLuisa of Medina-Sidonia, queen of Portugal (died in 1666)
October 13th, 1605 (October 13 1605)DeathTheodore Beza, French theologian (born in 1519)
October 13th, 1582 (October 13 1582)EventBecause of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
October 13th, 1566 (October 13 1566)BirthRichard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, Irish politician (died in 1643)
October 13th, 1508 (October 13 1508)DeathEdmund de Ros, 11th Baron de Ros, English politician (born in 1446)
October 13th, 1492 (October 13 1492)EventChristopher Columbus and his crew land in the BahamasChristopher Columbus Quotes
October 13th, 1474 (October 13 1474)BirthMariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter (died in 1515)
October 13th, 1415 (October 13 1415)DeathThomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (born in 1381)
October 13th, 1307 (October 13 1307)EventHundreds of Knights Templar in France are simultaneously arrested by agents of Phillip the Fair, to be later tortured into "admitting" heresy.
October 13th, 1282 (October 13 1282)EventNichiren Daishonin, founder of the Nichiren School of Buddhism, dies. His ashes are interred at Taisekiji Temple.
October 13th, 1282 (October 13 1282)DeathNichiren Japanese founder of Nichiren Buddhism (born in 1222)
October 13th, 1162 (October 13 1162)BirthLeonora of England, Queen of Castile (died in 1214)
October 13th, 1093 (October 13 1093)DeathRobert I, Count of Flanders
October 13th, 0409 (October 13 0409)EventVandals and Alans crossed the Pyrenees and appeared in Hispania.

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