Historical Events on September 13 (Part 2)

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  • 1994 Space probe Ulyssus passes south pole of Sun
  • 1995 The Kuwaiti Oil Ministry states its intention to seek a 200-million-barrels-per-day increase to its current 2-million-barrels-per-day crude oil production quota at OPEC meeting in Vienna
  • 1996 Phil Simmons scores 171 & takes 6-14 for Leics v Durham
  • 1997 Carolina Hurricane's 1st exhibition game beat NY Islanders 4-1
  • 1997 Katherine Shindle (Ill), 24, crowned 71st Miss America 1998

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1997 Elton John releases "Candle in the Wind 1997", a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales in the UK

Singer Elton John
Elton John

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1997 Mother Teresa's State Funeral held in India

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa
  • 1997 22nd Toronto International Film Festival: "The Hanging Garden" directed by Thom Fitzgerald wins the People's Choice Award
  • 1998 50th Emmy Awards: The Practice, Frasier, Andre Braugher & Christine Lahti win
  • 1998 118th Men's U.S. Open: Patrick Rafter beats Mark Philippoussis (6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0)

Sport awardTennis Open

1998 118th Women's U.S. Open: Lindsay Davenport beats Martina Hingis (6-3, 7-5)

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • 1999 Bomb explodes in Moscow, Russia. At least 119 people are killed.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1999 John Elway's #7 jersey is retired by the Denver Broncos

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway
  • 2001 Civilian aircraft traffic resumes in the U.S. after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
  • 2001 Relative calm returns to world oil markets as US retail gasoline prices return to normal levels; energy trading by Houston energy companies resumes and limited commercial aviation starts
  • 2003 28th Toronto International Film Festival: "Zatoichi" directed by Takeshi Kitano wins the People's Choice Award
  • 2006 At Dawson College (Montreal), Kimveer Gill kills one student and wounds 19 others before committing suicide.
  • 2008 Hurricane Ike makes landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast of the United States, causing heavy damage to Galveston Island, Houston and surrounding areas.
  • 2008 33rd Toronto International Film Festival: "Slumdog Millionaire" directed by Danny Boyle wins the People's Choice Award

Music awardsMusic Awards

2009 26th MTV Video Music Awards: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift & T.I. f/ Rihanna">Rihanna win

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
Singer Rihanna
Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Beyoncé Knowles

Sport awardTennis Open

2010 130th Men's U.S. Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Đoković (6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Player Rafael Nadal
Tennis Player
Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • 2010 130th Women's U.S. Open: Kim Clijsters beats Vera Zvonareva (6-2, 6-1)
  • 2012 19 people are killed after a freight elevator crashes from 100 meters in Wuhan, China
  • 2012 33,000 people are evacuated after Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupts

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2012 Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev calls for Russian punk band Pussy Riot to be freed

Russian politician Dmitry Medvedev
Russian politician
Dmitry Medvedev
  • 2012 Dr Mustafa Abushagur is elected as Prime Minister of Libya
  • 2013 30 people are killed by a mosque bombing attack in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013 9 people are killed after massive floods in Galati County, Romania
  • 2014 At least 8 people are killed after the ferry MV Maharlika II sinks off the Philippines coast
  • 2014 40 people are killed after T. B. Joshua's The Synagogue Church of All Nations collapses in Nigeria

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015 Governor of California Jerry Brown declares a State of Emergency after wildfires devastate Lake and Napa counties

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown
  • 2015 EU Migrant Crisis: Germany introduces temporary border controls to cope with huge migrant numbers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015 Lydia Ko of New Zealand becomes the youngest winner of a golf major winning the Evian Championship in France aged 18yrs, 142 days

Golfer Lydia Ko
Lydia Ko

Sport awardTennis Open

2015 135th Men's U.S. Open: Novak Đoković beats Roger Federer (6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4)

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer