October 13th

Posted by cpatsat     Category: On a Day like Today in History

Many great things happened on this day in History! Here, are just some:
1792
The White House cornerstone was laid by George Washington and Washington DC was declared the capital of the USA.
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1943
Italy joins the Allies and declares war on Germany.
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1934
Greek singer Nana Mouschouri is born. She has recorded songs in French, English, German and many more languages. She is a respected singer all over the world!
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1997
The No1 Hit song was “Candle in the wind”, written and performed by Elton John, dedicated to Princess Diana, who had died in a car crash that year.

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