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 This day in History - March 13
412 Historic Events for March 13
1943

Frank Dixon wins Knights of Columbus mile (4:09.6)

Event
1943

Andre Techine, director/writer (Scene of the Crime, Rendez-Vous)

Birth
1944

USSR recognizes Italian Badoglio govt

Event
1945

Queen Wilhelmina returns to Netherlands

Event
1945

Sicherheitsdienst arrest Dutch resistance fighter Henry Werkman

Event
1945

Herbert Bedford, composer, dies at 78

Death
1946

Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Rembrandt), dies at 90

Death
1946

Thomas Frederick Dunhill, composer, dies at 69

Death
1946

Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr, dies at 67

Death
1947

Lesley Collier, British ballet dancer

Birth
1947

Tomas Hinojosa, jockey

Birth
1947

19th Academy Awards - "Best Years of Lives," De Havilland, March win

Event
1947

"Brigadoon" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 581 performances

Event
1948

10th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Baylor 58-42

Event
1949

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

Event
1949

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Yvonne C Sherman

Event
1950

Steve Hill, country vocalist (A Winning Hand)

Birth
1950

Danny Kirwan, London, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac)

Birth
1950

General Motors reports net earnings of $656,434,232 (record)

Event
1950

William H Macy, Miami FL, actor (Homicide, Water Engine)

Birth
1950

Bernard Julien, cricketer (WI left-arm pace all-rounder mid-70's)

Birth
1950

Joe Bugner, Hungarian/British/Australian boxer (European Champ 1971)

Birth
1950

Robert S Woods, Calif, actor (Bo-One Life to Live, Waltons)

Birth
1951

James I Wedgwood, British theosophist/Catholic bishop, dies at 67

Death
1951

2nd Dutch govt of Drees forms

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