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Today In History - September 13

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Today in History in 1898 Hannibal Goodwin patented celluloid photographic film; in 1963 “Outer Limits” premiered on ABC-TV and in 1972 the first TV broadcast of “The Waltons” was on CBS-TV.

Our On This Day in history archives contains over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 509 BC - The temple of Jupiter on Rome's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September.
  • 1898 - Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film
  • 1940 - Buckingham Palace damaged by German bombs
  • 1961 - Unmanned Mercury-Atlas 4 launched into Earth orbit
  • 1963 - "Outer Limits" premieres on ABC TV
  • 1971 - Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet premier, buried in Moscow
  • 1972 - 1st TV broadcast of "The Waltons" on CBS
  • 1983 - US mint strikes 1st gold coin in 50 years (Olympic Eagle)
  • 1991 - Joe Carter 1st baseball player with 3 consecutive 100 RBI seasons with 3 different teams (Indians, Padres, Blue Jays)
  • 1997 - Mother Teresa's State Funeral held in India

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Famous Birthdays

  • 1660 - Daniel Defoe, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), born in London, England
  • 1775 - Laura Secord, Canadian war heroine (d. 1868)
  • 1851 - Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon, proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever
  • 1857 - Milton S. Hershey, Derry Township, Pennsylvania, American chocolate tycoon (The Hershey Chocolate Company) and philanthropist, (d. 1945)
  • 1860 - John J. Pershing (Blackjack), Laclede, Missouri, US commander (WW I), (d. 1948)
  • 1925 - Mel Tormé, American singer (d. 1999)
  • 1975 - Joe Don Rooney, American musician (Rascal Flatts)

Famous Weddings

  • 1893 - Microbiologist Robert Koch (49) weds actress Hedwig Freiberg (20)
  • 1963 - Singer Barbra Streisand & actor Elliot Gould marry
  • 1975 - Novelist Danielle Steel (28) weds Danny Zugelder in the prison canteen
  • 1998 - "Spice Girls" pop singer Melanie Brown (23) weds Jimmy Gulzar in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire
  • 2000 - Wrestler "Stone Cold" Steve Austin (35) weds WWE Diva Debra Marshall (40) at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas
  • 2008 - "Curb Your Enthusiasm" comedian actress Susie Essman (53) weds real-estate broker Jim Harder (51) at the Friars Club in Manhattan
  • 2014 - Paper Crown fashion designer Lauren Conrad (28) weds musician William Tell (34) in California

Famous Divorces

  • 1974 - Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • 1598 - Philip II, King of Spain (1556-98), dies at 71
  • 1759 - James Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32
  • 1949 - August Krogh, Danish zoophysiologist, dies at 75
  • 1996 - Tupac Shakur, rap star/actor (Juice, Bullet), dies of internal bleeding after a drive by shotting at 25
  • 2001 - Dorothy McGuire, American actress, dies of cardiac arrest following a short illness at 85
  • 2006 - Ann Richards, 46th Governor of Texas (b. 1933)
  • 2011 - Walter Bonatti, Italian climber (b. 1930)

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