On This Day

What Happened on September 13

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
  • 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 Womens 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?

The Straw Hat Riot begins in New York City as people protest the right to wear straw hats beyond the accepted end date of September 15

On September 13, 1922

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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