What Happened on September 13

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Important 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
  • 1847 American-Mexican war: US General Winfield Scott captures Mexico City
  • 1956 IBM introduces the RAMAC 305, 1st commercial computer with a hard drive that uses magnetic disk storage, weighs over a ton
  • 1993 Public unveiling of the Oslo Accords, an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement initiated by Norway
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September 13 in Film & TV

September 13 in Music

  • 1965 Beatles release "Yesterday"

September 13 in Sport

  • 2015 Evian Championship, Evian Resort: 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?

Hugh Daily, a one-armed pitcher for Cleveland (Forest City), tosses 1-0 no-hitter against Philadelphia

On September 13, 1883

Famous Weddings

Famous Divorces

  • 1974 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage
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