On This Day in History for October 13 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 111 of 111

  • 1994 Nobel prize for literature awarded to Japanese writer Kenzaburo Oe
  • 1995 Polish physicist Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize for work on nuclear fallout
  • 1995 Pamela Anderson Lee rushed to hospital with flu like symptoms
  • 1997 Andy Green's Jet-powered car reaches record 749.69 MPH
  • 1999 The United States Senate rejects ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
  • 2008 HM Treasury infused £37 billion ($64 billion, 47 billion euros) of new capital-bailout into Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Lloyds TSB and HBOS Plc, to avert a financial sector collapse.

CommunicationCopiapó Mine Rescue

2010 Copiapó mining accident in Chile comes to a happy end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground

  • 2012 15 people are killed by a market suicide bombing in Darra Adam Khel, Pakistan
  • 2012 Gerhard Richter's Abstraktes Bild sells for $34 million, the highest sold artwork by a living artist
  • 2013 109 people are killed in a stampede on a bridge in Datia district, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • 2015 Marlon James becomes first Jamaican to win the Man Booker Prize for his novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings"

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History