Today in History for 13th October 2018

Historical Events

1501 – Maximilian of Austria and Louis XII sign Treaty of Trente
1963 – “Beatlemania” is coined after Beatles appear at Palladium
1972 – Uruguay to Chile plane crashes in Andes Mountains, (passengers eat crash victims to survive, 16 of 45 rescued 2 months later)
1998 – MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Cleveland Indians, 4 games to 2
2008 – HM Treasury infused £37 billion ($64 billion, 47 billion euros) of new capital-bailout into Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Lloyds TSB and HBOS Plc, to avert a financial sector collapse.
2013 – 109 people are killed in a stampede on a bridge in Datia district, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Famous Birthdays

1566 – Richard Boyle, Irish politician, 1st Earl of Cork, born in Canterbury, Kent, England (d. 1643)
1768 – Jacques Félix Emmanuel Hamelin, French explorer, born in Honfleur, Calvados, France (d. 1839)
1903 – Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, born in Aarhus (d. 1986)
1911 – Ticker Freeman, American pianist (Dinah Shore Show), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1986)
1938 – Jim McMullan, American actor (Dr McDaniel-Ben Casey), born in Long Island, New York
1950 – Ellen Brusse [Elizabeth Wenmakers], Dutch TV hostess, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands

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Famous Deaths

1508 – Edmund de Ros, 11th Baron de Ros, English politician (b. 1446)
1643 – Sweder van Haersolte, mister of Swaluwenborch/diplomat, dies at 61
1882 – Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher (b. 1816)
1917 – Florence La Badie, American actress
1995 – Golfredo Corradetti, conductor, dies at 79
2010 – Vernon Biever, American photographer (b. 1923)

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