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 This day in History - October 13
358 Historic Events for October 13
1918

Robert Walker, Salt Lake City Utah, actor/writer (Bataan, Mme Curie)

Birth
1918

Gerrit Engelke, German writer (Briefer der Liebe), dies

Death
1919

Race riot at Elaine Arkansas

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1920

Isa„c Capadose, lawyer/evangelist, dies at 86

Death
1920

Albert Hague, Berlin Germany, actor (Mr Shorofsky-Fame)

Birth
1920

Nipsey Russell, Atlanta Ga, comedian (Car 54, Barefoot in the Park)

Birth
1920

World Series celebration in Wade Park brings out 50,000+ Clevelanders

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1921

Yves Montand, France, actor/singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix)

Birth
1921

Harper MacKay, Boston Mass, orch leader (NBC Follies)

Birth
1921

NY Giants beat NY Yankees, 5 games to 3 in 18th World Series

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1922

Alan Scott, Haddonfield NJ, TV host/songwriter (Spin the Picture)

Birth
1922

Gilberto Mendes, composer

Birth
1923

Angora (Ankara) becomes Turkey's capital

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1923

Servaas "Faas" Wilkes, Dutch soccer star (Xerxes/Fortuna/Inter Milan)

Birth
1924

Anatole France, [Jacques Thibault], writer (Ecrivain Francais), dies

Death
1924

Wahhabietes under Ibn Saudi take Mecca

Event
1924

Terry Gibbs, Bkln NY, orch leader (Steve Allen Comedy Hour)

Birth
1924

Nipsey Russell, comedian (Car 54 Where Are You?, Barefoot in the Park)

Birth
1925

Frank D Gilroy, American writer (Subject Was Roses)

Birth
1925

Margaret Thatcher, Grantham England, (Tory) British PM (1979-90)

Birth
1925

Lenny Bruce, [Leonard Schneider], comedian, arrested on obsenity

Birth
1926

Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61

Death
1926

Ray Brown, US, bandleader

Birth
1927

Anita Kerr, Memphis TN, singer (Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour)

Birth
1930

New German Reichstag opens with 107 NSDAP'ers in uniform

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