On This Day: October 13th
This is 286th day of the year and 79 days remain in the year.
The Continental Congress authorized the construction of a naval fleet.
The cornerstone of the White House was laid.
The Jewish organization B'nai B'rith was founded.
Boston defeated Pittsburgh in the first World Series.
Ed Sullivan died in New York City at age 72.
October 13 BirthdaysMargaret Thatcher 1925–2013, British political leader.
Jerry Ricefootball player
Nancy Kerriganfigure skater
Art Tatumjazz pianist
Yves Montandactor, singer