On This Day: September 13th

This is 257th day of the year and 109 days remain in the year.

in history
Chiang Kai-Shek became president of China.
Republican Margaret Chase Smith of Maine was elected to the U.S. Senate, becoming the first woman to have served in both houses of Congress.
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.
Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasir Arafat shook hands after signing an historic peace agreement.
September 13 Birthdays
Walter Reed1851–1902, American army surgeon, born in Gloucester co., Va.
John J. Pershingarmy officer
Sherwood Andersonnovelist
Bill Monroebluegrass musician
Roald Dahlwriter
Milton Hersheychocolatier, philanthropist
J. B. Priestleyauthor
Claudette Colbertmovie actress
Arnold Schoenbergcomposer

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