Let us travel back into time with this article titled Today in History – October 13 – India and World and take a look into the major historical events that took place in history. Exactly how they shaped our present is something you should analyze on your own. We will merely give the list of events.
What Happened On This Day in History – October 13
Today in History – October 13: “India”
1240: Raziya Sultana – Delhi’s first lady ruler – was killed in a battle.
1781: British and Scindia of Gwalior signed a treaty.
1911: Death of Sister Nivedita.
1987: Kishore Kumar Ganguly – famous Bollywood playback singer and actor – died.
1999: Atal Bihari Vajpayee became India’s Prime Minister for third time.
Today in History – October 13: “World”
54 CE: Emperor Claudius died of poisoning. Nero – his stepson – became the new Emperor at the age of 17.
1307: In France, Philip the Fair’s agents arrest hundred of Knights Templar and later, they were tortured into a ‘confession’ of heresy.
1332: Rinchinbal Khan becomes Yuan Dynasty’s emperor and Khagan of Mongols. His reign lasted only for 53 days.
1644: A Danish fleet was defeated by a Swedish-Dutch fleet at Battle of Fehmarn. 1,000 Danish soldiers were captured as prisoners.
1773: Charles Messier discovers Whirlpool Galaxy.
1821: Public proclamation of Declaration of Independence of the Mexican Empire.
1943: Italy’s new government shakes hands with Allies and declares a war on Nazi Germany during WWII.
1944: Red Army occupies Latvia’s capital – Riga – during WWII.
1990: Lebanese Civil War comes to an end when an attack was launched by Syrian forces on Lebanon’s free areas, which led to the removal of General Michel Aoun from Presidential Palace.