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It happened on September 13th in history

 

  • September 13, 0122 The building of Hadrian’s Wall begins.  
  • September 13, 0509 BC – The temple of Jupiter on Rome’s Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September.
  • September 13, 0533 “General Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire defeats Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimium, near Carthage, North Africa.”
  • September 13, 0604 Pope Sabinian is consecrated.
  • September 13, 1224 Francis of Assisi is afflicted with stigmata.
  • September 13, 1321 “Dante Alighieri author of the Divine Comedy, dies”
  • September 13, 1440 Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.
  • September 13, 1503 Michelangelo begins work on his David.
  • September 13, 1504 Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand issue a Royal Warrant for the construction of a Royal Chapel (Capilla Real) to be built.
  • September 13, 1598 “Philip II King of Spain (1556-98), dies at 71”
  • September 13, 1609 Henry Hudson reached the river that would later be named after him – the Hudson River.
  • September 13, 1609 Henry Hudson reaches the river that will later be named after him – the Hudson River.
  • September 13, 1663 The first serious slave conspiracy in colonial America (Virginia)
  • September 13, 1743 “Great Britain, Austria and Savoy-Sardinia sign the Treaty of Worms (1743).”
  • September 13, 1759 “Battle of the Plains of Abraham: British defeat French near Quebec City in the Seven Years’ War, known in the United States as the French and Indian War.”
  • September 13, 1759 James Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city
  • September 13, 1759 Wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English
  • September 13, 1788 “New York City becomes the US national capital, as authorized by the Congress of the Confederation.”
  • September 13, 1788 “The United States’ Philadelphia Convention sets the date for the country’s first presidential election, and New York City becomes the temporary capital of the U.S..”
  • September 13, 1789 The first loan to US Govt (from NYC banks)
  • September 13, 1803 “John Barry first American commodore, dies”
  • September 13, 1814 Francis Scott Key writes The Star-Spangled Banner
  • September 13, 1814 “The British fail to capture Baltimore, Maryland. Turning point in the War of 1812.”
  • September 13, 1849 The first US prize fight fatality (Tom McCoy)
  • September 13, 1867 Gen E R S Canby orders SC courts to impanel blacks jurors
  • September 13, 1882 Britain invades Egypt
  • September 13, 1882 The Battle of Tel al-Kebir is fought in the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War.
  • September 13, 1882 “The Canada Atlantic Railway is opened between Ottawa and Coteau. This line which was built by John R. Booth was extended, within a period of 20 years, into a system stretching from Georgian Bay to the Vermont border.”
  • September 13, 1882 The important Battle of Tall al Kabir is fought in the Anglo-Egyptian War.
  • September 13, 1898 Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film.
  • September 13, 1899 Henry Bliss is the first person in the United States to be killed in an automobile accident.
  • September 13, 1899 “Mackinder, Ollier and Brocherel make the first ascent of Batian (5,199m – 17,058 ft), the highest peak of Mount Kenya.”
  • September 13, 1899 The first known auto-related fatality occurs when pedestrian Henry Bliss is struck by a car in New York City.
  • September 13, 1900 “Filipino resistance fighters defeat a small American column in the Battle of Pulang Lupa, during the Philippine-American War.”
  • September 13, 1906 First fixed-wing aircraft flight in Europe.
  • September 13, 1914 “During World War I, South African troops open hostilities in German south-west Africa (Namibia) with an assault on the Ramansdrift police station.”
  • September 13, 1922 “136.4øF (58ø C), El Aziziyah, Libya in shade (world record)”
  • September 13, 1922 “The record high temperature for the planet is set in Azizia, Libya, where it reached 136 degrees Fahrenheit.”
  • September 13, 1922 “The temperature (in the shade) at Al ‘Aziziyah, Libya reaches a world record 57.7C (135.9F).”