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 This day in History - October 13
358 Historic Events for October 13
1984

STS 41-G mission; lands at Kennedy Space Center

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1984

John Henry becomes 1st thoroughbred to win $6 million

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1985

During NLCS, Cards rookie Vince Coleman is injured stretching before game as his left leg is caught in Busch Stadium's automated tarpaulin

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1985

Belgium premier Martens CVP wins parliamentary election

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1985

"Sunday in the Park with George" closes at Booth NYC after 604 perfs

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1985

Jack Wilson, cricketer (Test for Australia, 0-39 and 1-25, DNB), dies

Death
1986

25th NY, NL appearance in World Series (Mets vs A's)

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1986

IOC announces baseball will become a medal sport in 1992

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1986

20th Country Music Assn Award:

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1987

Walter H Brattain, US physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85

Death
1987

West Indies score 4-360 in 50 overs in Cricket World Cup v Sri Lanka

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1987

Costa Rican Pres Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize

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1987

1st military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf)

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1988

Shroud of Turin, revered by many Christians as Christ's burial cloth, is shown by carbon-dating tests to be a fake from the Middle Ages

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1988

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Naguib Mahfouz

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1988

Concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary fest

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1988

Mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY

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1988

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1989

Jay Ward, animator (Rocky and His Friends), dies at 69 of cancer

Death
1989

Dow Jones down 190.58 points

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1989

Bob Quinn resigns as NY Yankee VP/GM and replaced by Harding Peterson

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1990

Hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OWandOC (F Institution), dies

Death
1990

Le Duc Tho, North Vietnamese negotiator in Paris (1975), dies at 78

Death
1990

1st Russian Orthodox service in 70 yrs held in St Basil's Cathedral

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1990

Target Center in Minneapolis opens

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