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13 September

122 – Britain – Building of Hadrian’s Wall started. http://www.visithadrianswall.co.uk/hadrians-wall/about-hadrians-wall/the-building-of-hadrians-wall

533 – Byzantine Empire – Battle of Ad Decimum (Vandalic War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ad_Decimum

604 – Rome – Sabinian became Pope. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Sabinian

1437 – Morocco – Battle of Tangier (Moroccan-Portuguese Conflicts). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tangier_(1437)

1584 – Spain – San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace, Madrid completed. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/318/

1644 – Scotland – Battle of Aberdeen (Wars of the Three Kingdoms). http://www.battlefieldstrust.com/resource-centre/civil-war/battleview.asp?BattleFieldId=55

1743 – GB/Austria/Sardinia – Treaty of Worms signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Worms_(1743)

1808 – Finland – Battle of Jutas (Finnish War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Jutas

1812 – USA – Attack of the Narrows (War of 1812). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Fort_Harrison#Attacks_at_the_Narrows

1847 – Mexico – Battle of Chapultepec ended (Mexican-American War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chapultepec

1850 – The Alps – First ascent of Piz Bernina by Johann Wilhelm Coaz, Jon & Lorenz Ragut Tscharner. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piz_Bernina#Climbing_history

1882 – Egypt – Battle of Tel el-Kebir (Anglo-Egyptian War). http://www.britishbattles.com/egypt-1882/tel-el-kebir-1882.htm

1898 – USA – Hannibal Goodwin received patent for celluloid photographic film. http://blog.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/2012/12/20/a-z-photography-collection-c-is-for-celluloid/

1899 – USA – Henry Bliss became first person to die in automobile accident in US. http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20130912-a-landmark-death-114-years-later

1900 – Philippines – Battle of Pulang Lupa (Philippine-American War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pulang_Lupa

1914 – France – Battle of Grand Couronné ended (WWI). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Grand_Couronn%C3%A9

1914 – France – First Battle of the Aisne began (WWI). http://www.britishbattles.com/battle-of-the-aisne/


1922 – Turkey – Great Fire of Smyrna (Greco-Turkish War). https://youtu.be/RlJ8FdQISY8 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Fire_of_Smyrna

1924 – Turkey – Earthquake measuring 6.8Mw, epicentre in Horasan, Erzurum, 60 killed.

1942 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Bremen (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1968 – Albania – Left the Warsaw Pact. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsaw_Pact

1971 – USA – Attica Prison Riot ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attica_Prison_riot

1971 – Mongolia – PLAAF plane crashed near Öndörkhaan, 9 killed including Chinese Vice President Lin Biao. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19710913-0


1987 – Brazil – Radiactive contamination accident in Goiânia, 4 killed. https://youtu.be/fh-VqehmgCQ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goi%C3%A2nia_accident

1989 – South Africa – Anti-Apartheid march lead by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/sept-13-1989-anti-apartheid-march-10910683

2008 – India – Bombs exploded in Delhi, 30 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/13_September_2008_Delhi_bombings

2008 – USA – Hurricane Ike made landfall in Texas. http://www.srh.noaa.gov/hgx/?n=projects_ike08

York

1854 – Queen Victoria, Prince Albert & 5 children spent ½ hour at Station Hotel on way to Scotland. http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/victorian/the-first-railway-station