On This Day: December 13th
This is 347th day of the year and 18 days remain in the year.
President Wilson arrived in France, becoming the first U.S. president to visit Europe while in office.
The U.S. Mint began stamping the Susan B. Anthony dollar, the first U.S. coin honoring a woman.
The Polish government imposed martial law in an attempt to crush the Solidarity movement.
American forces captured Saddam Hussein who was hiding in a hole near his hometown of Tikrit.
December 13 BirthdaysMary Todd Lincoln1818–1882, wife of Abraham Lincoln.
Dick Van Dykeactor
Ted Nugentrock musician
Ella Bakercivil rights activist
Werner von Siemenselectrical engineer and inventor