On This Day: September 13th
This is 256th day of the year and 109 days remain in the year.
The four-day revolt at the maximum security prison in Attica, New York, ended when state police and National Guardsmen stormed the facility. Forty-two people died.
September 13 BirthdaysWalter Reed1851–1902, American army surgeon, born in Gloucester co., Va.
John J. Pershingarmy officer
Bill Monroebluegrass musician
Milton Hersheychocolatier, philanthropist
J. B. Priestleyauthor
Claudette Colbertmovie actress