Today in History
What happened on the 13th of October in history?
Tycho Brahe greatest naked-eye observer dies in Prague.
Continental Congress establishes a navy
Washington lays cornerstone of the Executive Mansion (White House)
Battle of Queenstown Heights.
B'nai B'rith founded in NY.
Texas ratifies a state constitution.
Italy declares war on former ally Germany.
Kukla Fran & Ollie premiers
Burglar alarm - ultrasonic or radio waves - patented - Samuel Bagno
Pirate's Mazeroski's bottom of 9th lead off HR beats Yanks 10-9 in game 7 of World Series
Voshkod 1 crew returns
Soyuz 8 is launched
1st World Series night game (Pitts 4 - Balt 3)
Graig Nettles at 3rd makes spectactular play after spectacular play
Guidry beats Dodgers after trailing 2 games to 0 Yanks win next 4
Intl Olympic Comm restores 2 gold medals from 1912 Olympics to Jim Thorpe. Medals taken away because he played baseball for pay
NJ Devils 1st short handed gaol - Don Lever
Blackhawk Bill Gardner scored on 10th penalty shot against Islanders
John Henry becomes 1st thoroughbred to win $6 million.
13th Space Shuttle Mission - Challenger 6 is launched
1st military use of trained dolphins by US Navy in Persian Gulf.