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 This day in History - October 13
358 Historic Events for October 13
1904

Wilfred Pickles, Halifax England, actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog)

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1904

Jutta Hecker, writer

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1905

Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], English actor (Hamlet), dies at 67

Death
1907

Yves All‚gret, French director (D‚d‚e d'Anvers, Lesson Orgueilleux)

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1908

John Grant, British rear-admiral

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1908

Werner Reinowski, writer

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1909

Herblock, [Herbert L Block], Roosevelt, Utah, political cartoonist

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1909

Francisco Ferrer, Spanish anarchist, executed

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1910

Otto Joachim, composer

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1910

Art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer

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1911

Ticker Freeman, Paterson NJ, pianist (Dinah Shore Show)

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1912

Hugo David Weisgall, Ivancice Moravia, composer (4 Impressions)

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1913

Frances Tustin, child psychologist

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1913

Explosion and fire in Universal Coal Mine, South Wales

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1914

Belgian regime forms at St Adresse at Le Havre

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1914

Boston Braves sweep Phila A's, 1st sweep in World Series history

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1914

Garrett Morgan invents and patents gas mask

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1914

Pro-German Boers begin opposition of British authority in South Africa

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1915

Boston Red Sox beat Phila Phillies, 4 games to 1 in 12th World Series

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1915

Cornel Wilde, NYC, actor (High Sierra, 5th Musketeer)

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1916

David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus)

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1917

Laraine Day, Roosevelt Utah, actress (Dr Kildaire, I've Got a Secret)

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1917

Soviet accept establishment of Petrograd Military

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1917

Burr Tillstrom, Chic Ill, puppeteer (Kukla, Fran and Ollie)

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1918

Jack MacGowran, Dublin Ireland, actor (King Lear, Exorcist)

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