What Happened on September 13

Historical Events

  • 509 BC The temple of Jupiter on Rome's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September
  • 335 Church of Holy Sepulchre consecrated in Jerusalem
  • 1224 Francis of Assisi is afflicted with stigmata after a vision praying on Mount Verna

Sep 13 in Film & TV

Sep 13 in Music

  • 1965 Beatles release single "Yesterday" - just Paul, with a strings arranged by George Martin

Sep 13 in Sport

  • 2015 Evian Championship Women's Golf, Evian Resort GC: Lydia Ko of New Zealand wins by 6 from Lexi Thompson to become youngest major winner, 18yrs, 142 days

Did You Know?

Building begins on Hadrian's Wall, Northern England

On September 13, 122

Would You Believe?

"Straw Hat Riot" begins in New York City as youths aggressively taunt men wearing straw hats, getting an early jump on unofficial season's end date of September 15; confrontations continue longer than usual, lasting 8 days

On September 13, 1922

Famous Weddings

Famous Divorces

  • 1974 American producer Quincy Jones Jr (41) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (28) after 5 years of marriage

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