Today in History – 13 October

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1240

Radiya Sultan, first lady ruler of Delhi throne, passed away in a battle.

1670

Virginia passes a law that blacks arriving in the colonies as Christians cannot be used as slaves.

1781

A treaty was singed between the Britishers and ruler of Gwalior, Scindia.

1792

President George Washington lays the cornerstone for the White House.

1849

The California state constitution, which prohibits slavery, is signed in Monterey.

1903

Boston defeats Pittsburgh in baseball’s first World Series.

1904

Sigmund Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams was published.

1911

Sister Nivedita, follower of Vivekanand, died.

1925

Margaret Thatcher, the first female UK prime minister (1979-1990), was born.

1943

Italy declares war on Germany.

1958

First appearance of Paddington Bear, now a beloved icon of children’s literature.

1978

Maharashtra branch of Forward Block Party merged in Indira Congress.

1987

Kishore Kumar Ganguly, well known singer, died in Bombay.

1989

Panchayati Raj and Nagarpalika Bills defeated in Rajya Sabha.

1991

Shatrughan Sinha, film star, decides to contest New Delhi Lok Sabha seat on a BJP ticket against Rajesh Khanna, the Congress nominee.

1999

Atal Krishna Bihari Vajpayee became the Prime Minister of India.

1999

Janata Dal (United) snap ties with the BJP in Karnataka.

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