Historical Events on March 13 (Part 2)

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  • 2013 Aleqa Hammond’s Siumut party wins the Greenland parliamentary elections

BeatificationPapal Inauguration

2013 Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio is elected the new pope, taking the papal name Pope Francis

  • 2014 After protests earlier this month, the Israeli parliament votes 65 to 1 for legislation that ends exemptions from military service for ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students

Film release premierFilm Premier

2014 "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", directed by Joe Johnston, starring Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson, premieres in Los Angeles

  • 2015 Cyclone Pam causes widespread damage in Vanuatu and the South Pacific, including 15-16 deaths.
  • 2016 Suicide Bombing in Ankara, Turkey kills 37 people

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2018 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is fired via a tweet from President Donald Trump

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
US Secretary of State
Rex Tillerson
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

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2018 National Geographic magazine admits its past coverage was racist in issue to mark 50 years since death of Martin Luther King Jr.

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.

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2019 President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort sentenced to a further 43 months in jail, to add to his previous 47 months

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2019 Home of civil rights activists Medgar and Myrlie Evers established as a national monument in Jackson, Mississippi, by President Donald Trump
  • 2019 California Governor Gavin Newsom announces an indefinite moratorium on the death sentence in the state, saying it discriminates against marginalized communities
  • 2019 US grounds all Boeing 737 Max aircraft after bans by others countries following the plane crash in Ethiopia
  • 2019 British MPs vote to reject a no-deal Brexit, defeating Theresa May's government 321 votes to 278
  • 2019 Shooting at school in Suzano, near São Paulo, Brazil, kills six including five children, before former student gunmen turn guns on themselves
  • 2019 Australian cardinal George Pell is sentenced to 6 years in prison for sexual abuse in Australia
  • 2019 Australian cricketers beat India by 35 runs in Delhi to win ODI series, 3-2; first Australian team to recover from 0-2 in a 5-match series; Usman Khawaja 100, Adam Zampa 3/46
  • 2019 Member of the New York Gambino mob family Frank Cali shot dead outside his home, first killing of a high-ranking mobster since 1985