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 This day in History - December 13
387 Historic Events for December 13
1915

Ross MacDonald, detective novelist (Goodbye Look)

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1915

Balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77)

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1915

Mark Stevens, Cleveland Ohio, actor (Big Town, Martin Kane)

Birth
1916

French chief of staff Joffre replaced by Nivelle

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1916

Esme Stuart Lennox Robinsons premieres in Dublin

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1916

Avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian and Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol

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1917

Dave Street, LA Calif, actor/singer (Broadway Open House)

Birth
1918

US army of occupation crosses Rhine, enters Germany

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1918

Wilson, becomes 1st to make a foreign visit as president (France)

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1919

Amintore Galli, composer, dies at 74

Death
1919

Ross and Smith land in Australia from a flight from London

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1920

Don Taylor, Freeport Pa, actor (Father's Little Dividend)

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1920

Kaysone Phomvihane,/premier/president Laos (Pathet Lao) (1991-92)

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1920

George P Schultz, US Secretary of State (1982-89)

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1920

F Pease's interferometer measures 1st stellar diameter (Betelgeuse)

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1920

League of nations establishes Intl Court of Justice in The Hague

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1920

Netherland breaks contact with kingdom of Serbia, Croatia and Slavia

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1920

Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Signifier and the Signified

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1921

Frederick Martin, cricketer (14 wkts in 2 Tests for Eng 1890-92), dies

Death
1922

Charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps

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1922

Halina Czerny-Stef nska, Polish pianist (Chopin)

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1923

Fred van der Spek, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PSP)

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1924

Samuel Gompers, organizer (American Federation of Labor), dies at 74

Death
1924

KOA-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions

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1924

Larry Doby, 1st black in baseball's AL (Cleve Indians)

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