This day in history - September 13

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This day in history - September 13.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, September 13, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on September 13 encompassed events relating to the Dedication of the First Temple of Jupiter, Survival of Phineas Gage, Finding of General Lee's Battle Plans, Patenting of Celluloid Photographic Film, First Motor Vehicle Accident to Cause a Death, First Fixed Wing Aircarft Flight in Europe, Quelling of a Riot at Attica Prison, Release of Super Mario Bros., Cape Town Peace March and US Consulate Attack by the Taliban. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Phineas Gage and Edward H. Williams, Robert E. Lee and Barton W. Mitchell, Hannibal Goodwin, Henry H. Bliss and Arthur Smith, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Nelson Rockefeller, Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka, Gordon Oliver and Desmond Tutu and James B. Cunningham.

Dedication of the First Temple of Jupiter - September 13, 509 BC: On this day in history, September 13, 509 BC, crucial events took place today in Rome, Italy, relating to the Dedication of the First Temple of Jupiter. Most of the first Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus was completed by the last King of Rome, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus. Traditionally the temple is recognised as having been dedicated on September 13, 509 BC. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 13, 509 BC were Lucius Tarquinius Superbus. Facts on this day in History September 13: Events on this day in history: Dedication of the First Temple of Jupiter *** Date: September 13, 509 BC *** Place: Rome, Italy *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 6th Century BC *** This day in history ***

Survival of Phineas Gage - September 13, 1848: On this day in history, September 13, 1848, significant events took place today in Cavendish, Vermont, USA, respecting the Survival of Phineas Gage. Phineas Gage was a Construction Foreman engaged in preparation works for the Rutland & Burlington Railroad. On September 13, 1848, he was setting a blast by boring a hole, adding blasting powder and a fuse, then tamping sand or clay with a tamping iron. While the tamping iron was in the hole, the charge exploded, shooting the iron out and through Gage's mouth, behind his left eye, through the left side of his brain and out of the top of his skull. Initially knocked off his feet, Gage walked away from the accident and was treated by Doctor Edward H. Williams. It was 9 months before he was able manage half a days work. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 13, 1848 were Phineas Gage and Edward H. Williams. Facts on this day in History September 13: Events on this day in history: Survival of Phineas Gage *** Date: September 13, 1848 *** Place: Cavendish, Vermont, USA *** Category: Accident *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Finding of General Lee's Battle Plans - September 13, 1862: On this day in history, September 13, 1862, important events took place today in Frederick County, Maryland, USA, surrounding the Finding of General Lee's Battle Plans. A Corporal of the 27th Indiana Volunteers, Barton W. Mitchell, arrived at a camp site recently vacated by General D. H. Hill of the Confederate Army. He found an envelope with a piece of paper wrapped around three cigars. The paper was an order from General Robert E. Lee detailing the movements of the Army of Northern Virginia. The document was passed to Major General George B. McClellan who was able to stop Lee's invasion at the Battle of Antietam. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 13, 1862 were Robert E. Lee and Barton W. Mitchell. Facts on this day in History September 13: Events on this day in history: Finding of General Lee's Battle Plans *** Date: September 13, 1862 *** Place: Frederick County, Maryland, USA *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Patenting of Celluloid Photographic Film - September 13, 1898: On this day in history, September 13, 1898, momentous events took place today in Newark, New Jersey, USA, with regard to the Patenting of Celluloid Photographic Film. Retired Reverend, Hannibal Williston Goodwin, filed a patent on May 2, 1887, for making a flexible, transparent film roll. The patent was finally granted on September 13, 1898. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 13, 1898 were Hannibal Goodwin. Facts on this day in History September 13: Events on this day in history: Patenting of Celluloid Photographic Film *** Date: September 13, 1898 *** Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA *** Category: Inventions *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Motor Vehicle Accident to Cause a Death - September 13, 1899: On this day in history, September 13, 1899, crucial events took place today in New York City, USA, relating to the First Motor Vehicle Accident to Cause a Death. Henry Hale Bliss was leaving a streetcar in New York City when he was hit by an electric powered taxicab. The taxicab crushed his head and chest causing his death the following morning. The driver of the taxicab, Arthur Smith, was acquitted of the charge of manslaughter. On September 13, 1999, to commemorate the centenary of the accident, a plaque was placed at West 74th Street and Central Park West where the accident happened. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 13, 1899 were Henry H. Bliss and Arthur Smith. Facts on this day in History September 13: Events on this day in history: First Motor Vehicle Accident to Cause a Death *** Date: September 13, 1899 *** Place: New York City, USA *** Category: Accident *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Fixed Wing Aircarft Flight in Europe - September 13, 1906: On this day in history, September 13, 1906, significant events took place today in Paris, France, respecting the First Fixed Wing Aircarft Flight in Europe. Albert Santos-Dumont was a Brazilian pioneer of aviation. On September 13, 1906, after several failures, he managed to take off in his 14-bis fixed wing aircraft, travelling aproximately 20 feet at a height of just over 2 feet. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 13, 1906 were Alberto Santos-Dumont. Facts on this day in History September 13: Events on this day in history: First Fixed Wing Aircarft Flight in Europe *** Date: September 13, 1906 *** Place: Paris, France *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Quelling of a Riot at Attica Prison - September 13, 1971: On this day in history, September 13, 1971, critical events took place today in Attica, New York, USA, regarding the Quelling of a Riot at Attica Prison. Approximately 1,000 inmates of New York's Attica Correctional Facility took control of the prison on September 9, 1971. While holding 42 staff as hostages, the inmates listed 27 demands to improve conditions. The prison Governor, Nelson Rockefeller, refused to meet with the inmates, and negotiations with other parties broke down. As a result, New York State Police troopers retook the facility using tear gas and shotguns. 10 staff and 33 inmates had been killed by the time the riot was quelled. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 13, 1971 were Nelson Rockefeller. Facts on this day in History September 13: Events on this day in history: Quelling of a Riot at Attica Prison *** Date: September 13, 1971 *** Place: Attica, New York, USA *** Category: Riots *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Release of Super Mario Bros. - September 13, 1985: On this day in history, September 13, 1985, crucial events took place today in Japan, relating to the Release of Super Mario Bros.. The platform video game, Super Mario Bros., was designed by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka. It was the sequel to Mario Bros. and was released in Japan, for the Nintendo Entertainment System, on September 13, 1985. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 13, 1985 were Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka. Facts on this day in History September 13: Events on this day in history: Release of Super Mario Bros. *** Date: September 13, 1985 *** Place: Japan *** Category: Technology *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Cape Town Peace March - September 13, 1989: On this day in history, September 13, 1989, important events took place today in Cape Town, South Africa, surrounding the Cape Town Peace March. The Cape Town Peace March was a demonstration led by Mayor Gordon Oliver and several religious leaders, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu. 30,000 took part in the march which supported the end of apartheid. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 13, 1989 were Gordon Oliver and Desmond Tutu. Facts on this day in History September 13: Events on this day in history: Cape Town Peace March *** Date: September 13, 1989 *** Place: Cape Town, South Africa *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

US Consulate Attack by the Taliban - September 13, 2013: On this day in history, September 13, 2013, significant events took place today in Heart, Afghanistan, respecting the US Consulate Attack by the Taliban. On September 13, 2013, Taliban militants attacked the U. S. Embassy in Herat, Afghanistan. The assault began when a truck detonated an explosive charge at the consulate's vehicle entry point. Shortly after, an assault team, with rocket propelled genades and assault rifles, arrived in a minivan and opened fire. A bomb in the minivan was also ignited. During the fighting, all seven attackers were killed, as well as 8 Afghan consulate guards and an Afghan police officer. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 13, 2013 were James B. Cunningham. Facts on this day in History September 13: Events on this day in history: US Consulate Attack by the Taliban *** Date: September 13, 2013 *** Place: Heart, Afghanistan *** Category: Terrorism *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

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