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 This day in History - September 13
370 Historic Events for September 13
1932

NY Yankees clinch their 7th AL pennant

Event
1933

Arif Melikov, composer

Birth
1933

Eileen Fulton, Asheville NC, actress (Our Private World)

Birth
1934

Judge Landis sells World Series broadcast rights to Ford for $100,000

Event
1936

Cleve Bob Feller strikes out then record 17 in a game (vs Phila A's)

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1937

Fred Silverman, broadcasting exec (ABC/NBC/CBS)

Birth
1938

Alexander Cartwright selects to Baseball's Hall of Fame

Event
1938

Samuel Alexander, Engl philosopher (Space, time and deity), dies at 79

Death
1938

Judith Martin, author/journalist/columnist (Miss Manners)

Birth
1939

Joyce Arleen Aug‚r, US soprano (Mozart/Matth„us Passion)

Birth
1939

Igor Stravinsky invents 1st helicopter

Event
1939

Larry Speakes, presidential press secretary

Birth
1939

Richard Kiel, Detroit Mich, actor (So Fine, Jaws-Moonraker, Skidoo)

Birth
1940

Buckingham Palace destroyed by German bombs

Event
1940

Joyce Schouten, Dutch singer (Fouryo's)

Birth
1940

Italian troops under Marshal Graziani attack Egypt

Event
1941

Oscar Arias S nchez, president of Costa Rica (1986- , Nobel 1987)

Birth
1942

Cubs shortstop Leonard Merullo makes 4 errors in 1 inning

Event
1942

German forces attack Stalingrad

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1942

Battle of Edson's Ridge (2nd Japanese assault) at Guadalcanal

Event
1943

Having been Generalissimo since 1928, Chiang Kai-shek elected pres

Event
1943

Ray Elliott, rock pianist/saxophonist (Them)

Birth
1943

German counter attack at Salerno

Event
1943

Chiang Kai-shek became president of China

Event
1944

Peter Cetera, Chicago, lead singer (Chicago-25 or 6 to 4, Old Days)

Birth