October 13th

Nero succeeds Claudius as Roman Emperor.
Emperor Claudius
Mauritanian President injured. Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was shot at and injured. Oficial reports suggest that he was mistakenly shot by the military.
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
The 2010 Copiapó mining accident in Copiapó, Chile comes to an end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground.
2010 Copiapó mining accident
Egypt's vice president Hosni Mubarak was elected president, one week after Anwar Sadat's assassination.
Hosni Mubarak
Ed Sullivan died in New York City at age 72.
Ed Sullivan
Paddington Bear Makes His Debut. The popular children’s literature character first appeared in English author Michael Bond's illustrated book, A Bear Called Paddington. Paddington is a polite Peruvian spectacle bear with a special fondness for marmalade. The success of the first book was followed by 20 more books featuring the lovable bear and a successful toy franchise.
Paddington Bear
US 1st army begins battle of Aachen, first German city captured during WWII.
Battle of Aachen
Italy declared war on Germany, its former Axis partner, during World War II.
Allies of World War II
Boston defeated Pittsburgh in the first World Series.
1903 World Series
Greenwich in London established as the universal time meridian of longitude.
Prime meridian (Greenwich)
The Jewish organization B'nai B'rith was founded.
B'nai B'rith
The cornerstone of the White Housewas laid.
History of Washington, D.C.
The Continental Congress authorized the construction of a naval fleet.
Continental Navy
First Spiral Galaxy Discovered. French astronomer, Charles Messier, discovered the Whirlpool Galaxy. Also known as Messier 51a, the galaxy is about 30 million light-years from Earth. A spiral galaxy is a type of galaxy where stars, gasses, and other cosmic dust particles rotate or revolve in a spiral around a central bulge. Astronomers think that the bulge consists of a black hole.
Timeline of knowledge about galaxies, clusters of galaxies, and ...
French King Philip IV has Grand Master Jacques de Molay and Knights Templar arrested and charged of idolatry and corruption.
Jacques de Molay
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