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Daily Calendar for Thursday, October 13, 2022

Born

  • Mary McCauley (Molly Pitcher)
  • Theodore Gilmore Bilbo (politician)
  • Art Tatum (jazz pianist)
  • Herbert Lawrence Block (editorial cartoonist)
  • Cornel Wilde (actor)
  • Lenny Bruce (comedian)
  • Margaret Thatcher (former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
  • Paul Simon (musician)
  • Sammy Hagar (musician)
  • Lacy J. Dalton (singer)
  • Marie Osmond (singer)
  • Nancy Kerrigan (figure skater)
  • Ashanti (singer)

Died

  • Milton Hershey (American manufacturer and philanthropist)
  • Ed Sullivan (television personality)
  • Stephen Ambrose (historian)

Events

  • Cornerstone of the White House was laid
  • The Jewish organization B’nai B’rith was founded
  • Several countries adopted the Greenwich longitude as the prime meridian
  • Boston Americans (now Red Sox) won first World Series
  • The Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies to win the World Series
  • William Golding’s novel, The Lord of the Flies, was published in New York
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? opened on Broadway
  • Expo 86 ended in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • The United States Navy Memorial was dedicated, Washington, D.C.
  • Stock market dropped 190.58 points in what was called the Friday the 13th mini-crash
  • A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck central Oklahoma
  • Thirty-three miners trapped underground for more than 2 months were rescued, Copiapo, Chile
  • Actor William Shatner became the oldest person, at age 90, to travel to space

Weather

  • A snowstorm hit New York City
  • Project Cirrus: 80 lbs. dry ice released onto hurricane
  • Up to 2 feet of snow blanketed Buffalo, New York, and surrounding areas

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