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 This day in History - March 13
412 Historic Events for March 13
1914

Tessie O'Shea, entertainer

Birth
1915

Dodgers manager Wilbert Robinson tries to catch a baseball dropped from an airplane, but the pilot substituted a grapefruit

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1915

Sergei J Witte, Dutch count/premier of Russia, dies at 65

Death
1916

Corinne Boggs, political administrator

Birth
1916

Lindy Boggs, (Rep-D-LA, 1973- )

Birth
1917

Ina Ray Hutton, Chicago Ill, orch leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show)

Birth
1917

Maria Vlamynck, Flemish author

Birth
1917

Tessie O'Shea, England, actress (Entertainers)

Birth
1918

Faye Glenn Abdellan, US government official (health services)

Birth
1918

William Courtleigh, actor (Susie Snowflake), dies at 26

Death
1918

Karel Stecker, composer, dies at 57

Death
1918

George McAfee, NFL halfback (Chicago Bears)

Birth
1918

American Red Magen David (Jewish Red Cross) forms

Event
1918

1st NHL championship: Mont Canadiens beat Toronto Arenas, outscoring them 10-7 in a 2 game set

Event
1920

Wolfgang Kapp's coup attempt in Berlin fails

Event
1920

Frans van der Elst, Flemish attorney/MP (Volksunie)

Birth
1921

Mongolia (formerly Outer Mongolia) declares independence from China

Event
1921

Cyril Poole, cricketer (England batsman against India 1951-52)

Birth
1921

Allan Jaffee, comic strip cartoonist/illustrator (MAD Magazine)

Birth
1922

NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games

Event
1922

WRR-AM in Dallas TX begins radio transmissions

Event
1922

Jim Rodger, sports writer

Birth
1922

Brun Smith, cricketer (NZ right-handed batsman of late 1940's)

Birth
1922

George Bernard Shaws "Back to Methusaleh V," premieres in NYC

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1923

Lee de Forest demonstrates his sound-on-film moving pictures (NYC)

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