Historical Events on September 13 (Part 2)

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  • 1994 George Burns undergoes surgery to drain fluid from his brain
  • 1994 Space probe Ulyssus passes south pole of Sun
  • 1995 The Kuwaiti Oil Ministry states its intention to seek a 200-million-barrels-per-day increase to its current 2-million-barrels-per-day crude oil production quota at OPEC meeting in Vienna
  • 1996 Phil Simmons scores 171 & takes 6-14 for Leics v Durham
  • 1997 Carolina Hurricane's 1st exhibition game beat NY Islanders 4-1
  • 1997 Katherine Shindle (Ill), 24, crowned 71st Miss America 1998

Music releaseMusic Release

1997 Elton John releases "Candle in the Wind 1997", a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales in the UK

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1997 Mother Teresa's State Funeral held in India

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa
  • 1997 22nd Toronto International Film Festival: "The Hanging Garden" directed by Thom Fitzgerald wins the People's Choice Award
  • 1997 "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" single is released in the UK by Elton John
  • 1998 50th Emmy Awards: The Practice, Frasier, Andre Braugher & Christine Lahti win
  • 1998 US Open Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Patrick Rafter retains title; beats Mark Philippoussis 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0
  • 1999 Bomb explodes in Moscow, Russia. At least 119 people are killed.

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1999 John Elway's #7 jersey is retired by the Denver Broncos

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway
  • 2001 Civilian aircraft traffic resumes in the U.S. after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
  • 2001 Relative calm returns to world oil markets as US retail gasoline prices return to normal levels; energy trading by Houston energy companies resumes and limited commercial aviation starts

  • 2003 28th Toronto International Film Festival: "Zatoichi" directed by Takeshi Kitano wins the People's Choice Award

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

2005 "Supernatural" debuts on The WB starring Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki - longest-running North American fantasy series

  • 2006 At Dawson College (Montreal), Kimveer Gill kills one student and wounds 19 others before committing suicide.
  • 2008 Hurricane Ike makes landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast of the United States, causing heavy damage to Galveston Island, Houston and surrounding areas.
  • 2008 33rd Toronto International Film Festival: "Slumdog Millionaire" directed by Danny Boyle wins the People's Choice Award

Music awardsMusic Awards

2009 26th MTV Video Music Awards: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift & T.I. f/ Rihanna win

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift
Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Singer
Beyoncé Knowles
  • 2009 US Open Women's Tennis: Kim Clijsters wins her second US title; beats Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 7-5, 6-3

Sport awardTennis Open

2010 US Open Men's Tennis: Spaniard Rafael Nadal wins his first US title; beats Novak Đoković 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • 2012 19 people are killed after a freight elevator crashes from 100 meters in Wuhan, China
  • 2012 33,000 people are evacuated after Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupts

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2012 Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev calls for Russian punk band Pussy Riot to be freed

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
Russian President
Dmitry Medvedev
  • 2012 Dr Mustafa Abushagur is elected as Prime Minister of Libya
  • 2013 30 people are killed by a mosque bombing attack in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013 9 people are killed after massive floods in Galati County, Romania
  • 2013 Jim Furyk fires 12-under-par 59 in the 2nd round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms GC in Lake Forest, Illinois, becoming just the 6th player to shoot sub-60 in a PGA Tour event
  • 2014 At least 8 people are killed after the ferry MV Maharlika II sinks off the Philippines coast
  • 2014 40 people are killed after T. B. Joshua's The Synagogue Church of All Nations collapses in Nigeria

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015 Governor of California Jerry Brown declares a State of Emergency after wildfires devastate Lake and Napa counties

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown
  • 2015 EU Migrant Crisis: Germany introduces temporary border controls to cope with huge migrant numbers

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

Golfer Lydia Ko
Golfer
Lydia Ko
  • 2015 US Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his second US title; beats Roger Federer 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
  • 2017 Nursing home inhabitants rescued after losing their air-conditioning in aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Florida, 11 die
  • 2017 International Olympic Committee announces Paris (2024) and Los Angeles (2028) will host the Olympic games

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2017 UN Secretary-General António Guterres says Rohingya refugee crisis now "catastrophic" as 370,000 confirmed to have fled Myanmar

Prime Minister of Portugal and Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres
Prime Minister of Portugal and Secretary-General of the United Nations
António Guterres
  • 2017 Actress Rebel Wilson awarded $4.56 million in damages in libel case against Bauer Media in Melbourne, largest defamation payout in Australia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 Martin Shkreli's bail revoked after he judged risk to community for posting $5,000 bounty for a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton

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2018 Islamic extremism by 121 groups caused 84,000 deaths in 2017 according to report by Global Extremist Monitor presented by Tony Blair

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair
  • 2018 Pope Francis meets with leaders of the American Catholic Church in Rome to discuss sexual abuse

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 Spanish parliament votes to exhume former dictator Francisco Franco from the Valley of the Fallen

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • 2018 Nearly 40% (36.6%) of all female suicides occur in India according to report published in "The Lancet"
  • 2018 Amazon live streams “Thursday Night Football” Cincinnati beats Baltimore 34-23; first all-female broadcast booth in NFL history; Andrea Kremer calls game with Hannah Storm