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Know what happened on 13th September


Importance of 13th September in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 13th September special in the world history.



भारतीय एवं विश्व इतिहास में 13 सितंबर का अपना ही एक खास महत्व है। इस दिन कई ऐसी घटनाएं घटी जो इतिहास के पन्नों में हमेशा के लिए दर्ज होकर रह गईं हैं। भारतीय एवं विश्व इतिहास में 13 सितंबर की प्रमुख घटनाएं इस प्रकार हैं।


  • 1922 में आज ही के दिन लिबिया के एल अज़िज़िया में धरती पर उच्चतम तापमान दर्ज किया गया। छाया में मापा गया यह तापमान 136.4 डिग्री एफ (58 डिग्री सी) था।
  • 1947 में आज ही के दिन भारतीय प्रधानमंत्री जवाहरलाल नेहरु ने 40 लाख हिंदूओं और मुसलमानों के पारस्परिक स्थानांतरण का सुझाव दिया।
  • 2002 में आज ही के दिन इस्रायल ने फिलिस्तीन अधिकृत गाजा पट्टी पर हमला किया।
  • 1973 में आज ही के दिन भारतीय अभिनेत्री महिमा चौधरी का जन्म हुआ।
  • 1929 में आज ही के दिन लाहौर जेल में भूख हड़ताल के 63 दिनों के बाद जतिन दास की मौत हो गई।

1989
South African Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu led an anti-apartheid peace march through central Cape Town. 30,000 people took part
1989
Customers of Citibank received an extra £2 billion in Britains biggest ever banking computer error. 99.3% of the money was later returned
1988
Hurricane Gilbert killed 318 people and caused $5.5 billion of damage in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico over a nine-day period.
1979
The first episode of the TV show Benson was broadcast in the USA
1957
Agatha Christie's 'The Mousetrap' became Britain's longest running play with its 1,998th performance (now well over 20,000)
1956
The first commercial computer to use disc storage, the IBM 305 RAMAC, was introduced.
United States
1956
Little Richard recorded the song 'Tutti Frutti' in Los Angeles - with cleaned-up lyrics compared with his original stage version
1949
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) was founded in New York
1944
Death of Noor Inayat Khan GC, SOE radio operator working in occupied France. Betrayed, she withstood torture and was eventually executed at Dachau.
France
1944
Death of William Heath Robinson, British cartoonist.
Great Britain
1933
The first woman, Elizabeth McCombs, was elected to the New Zealand Parliament
New Zealand
1899
Henry Bliss was knocked down by an electric powered taxicab and died the following day, thus becoming the first person killed in a motor accident in the US.
United States
1898
Rev Hannibal Goodwin was granted a patent for celluloid photographic film.
United States
1894
Birth of J B Priestley, English writer.
Great Britain
1862
Start of the Battle of Harpers Ferry in the American Civil War which resulted in the largest Union surrender of the war.
United States
1819
Birth of Clara Schumann, German pianist and composer.
Germany
1806
Death of Charles James Fox, English politician, Britain's first foreign secretary
1775
Birth of Laura Secord, Canadian war heroine who on June 22, 1813 walked 20 miles to warn the British of an impending attack.
Canada
1774
Cook arrives on Easter Island
1766
Birth of Samuel Wilson, the man whose sobriquet 'Uncle Sam' became synonymous with US Army property.
United States
1759
Gen James Woolfe killed at Quebec, but won the battle giving Britain North America
1645
Battle of Philiphaugh
1644
Battle of Aberdeen
1601
Birth of Jan Brueghel the Younger, Belgian artist.
Belgium
1506
Death of Andrea Mantegna, Italian Renaissance artist
1501
Michelangelo starts work on his statue of David, which he completed three years later.
Italy
0335
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem was consecrated by Constantine the Great.
Turkey
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