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

Events in History

Events 101 - 113 of 113

  • 1993 Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Kary Mullis & Michael Smith
  • 1993 Nobel prize for physics awarded to Russel Hulse & Joseph Taylor
  • 1994 Nobel prize for literature awarded to Kenzaburo Oe
  • 1995 Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1995 Pamela Anderson Lee, rush 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.
  • 2010 The 2010 Copiapó mining accident in Copiapó, Chile comes to an 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

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Weddings in History

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Deaths in History

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