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 This day in History - October 13
358 Historic Events for October 13
1881

George Bacovia, [Vasiliu], Romanian poet/composer/painter

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1881

Revival of Hebrew language as Eliezer Ben-Yehuda and friends agree to use Hebrew exclusively in their conversations

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1884

Greenwich established as universal time meridian of longitude

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1885

Harry Hershfield, Cedar Rapids Iowa, cartoonist (Can You Top This?)

Birth
1889

Douglass Dumbrille, Hamilton Ont, actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town)

Birth
1890

Conrad Richter, writer (Light in the Forest)

Birth
1890

Gosta Nystroem, composer

Birth
1891

Irene Rich, [Luther], Buffalo NY, actress (Beau Brummell, Champ)

Birth
1891

Ludwig Weber, composer

Birth
1893

Vigilant (US) beats Valkyrie II (Engld) in 9th America's Cup

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1895

Vera [A Veronica] Bondam, actress

Birth
1895

Kurt Schumacher, German politicial chairman (SPD) [NS]

Birth
1899

7000 lay-offs black mine workers of South Africa reach Natal

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1899

Marcelle de Manziarly, composer

Birth
1900

Marius-Fran‡ois Gaillard, composer

Birth
1901

Benjamin Merkelbach, architect/city builder of Amsterdam

Birth
1901

Edward Chapman, Harrogate England, actor (Promoter, Rembrandt)

Birth
1901

Irja A Browallius, Swedish author (Syndon p† Skruke)

Birth
1902

Arna W Bontemps noted poet and librarian of Fisk University

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1902

Franco Giorgetti, Italy, cyclist (Olympic-gold-1920)

Birth
1902

Arna Bontemps, Louisiana, black author (100 years of negro freedom)

Birth
1903

Pirates beats Pilgrims (Red Sox) 5 games to 3 in 1st World Series

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1903

Victor Herbert's "Babes in Toyland," premieres in NYC

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1903

Jens Bjerre, composer

Birth
1903

Patsy Moran, PA, actress (Children of the Wild)

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