October 13th-This Day In History

October 13 is the 286th day of the year There are 79 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Sunday or Monday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Wednesday or Friday (56).

+ 1775 – The United States Continental Congress orders the establishment of the Continental Navy (the predecessor organization of the United States Navy).

+ 1792 – In Washington, D.C., the cornerstone of the United States Executive Mansion (known as the White House since 1818) is laid.

+ 1903 – The Boston Red Sox win the first modern World Series, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the eighth game.

+ 2010 – The mining accident in Copiapó, Chile comes to an end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground awaiting rescue.

( Births )

 

+ 1941 – Paul Simon, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

+ 1942 – Jerry Jones, American businessman

+ 1947 – Sammy Hagar, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

+ 1959 – Marie Osmond, American singer, actress, and television spokesperson

+ 1962 – Jerry Rice, American football player and sportscaster

+ 1969 – Nancy Kerrigan, American figure skater and actress

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