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 This day in History - March 13
412 Historic Events for March 13
1884

Hugh S Walpole, NZ, novelist/playwright (Jeremy, Maradick at 40)

Birth
1884

Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Bluthochzeit)

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1884

US adopts Standard Time

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1884

Siege of Khartoum Sudan begins

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1886

Henri D Gagnebin, Swiss organist

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1886

John "Home Run" Baker, hall of famer (hit 2 HR in 1911 world series)

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1887

Carlos Isamitt, composer

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1887

Chester Greenwood of Maine patents earmuffs

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1888

Great Blizzard of 1888 rages

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1890

Michael Taube, composer

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1890

Henry Wylde, composer, dies at 67

Death
1890

Frank ThieĆ”, writer

Birth
1892

Janet Flanner, journalist (New Yorker)

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1892

Alec Rowley, composer

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1894

J L Johnstone of England invents horse racing starting gate

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1895

Spanish cruiser Reina Regente sinks off Gibraltar, 402 die

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1896

Dorothy Aldis, writer

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1897

William Herald, Australia, swimmer (Olympic-1920)

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1897

Marcel Thiry, Belgian poet (Statue of Fatigue)

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1898

Josie Sedgwick, TX, actress (Son of Oklahoma)

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1899

Pancho Vladigerov, composer

Birth
1900

British troops occupy Bloemfontein, Orange-Free state

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1901

Benjamin Harrison, 23rd pres (1889-1893), dies in Indianapolis at 67

Death
1901

Paul Fix, Dobbs Ferry NY, actor (Rifleman)

Birth
1903

Nicolas Beets [Hildebrand], Dutch writer (Camera Obscura), dies at 88

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