Highlights of this day in history: Cornerstone laid for what becomes the White House; Britain's Margaret Thatcher born; Boston wins baseball's first World Series; TV variety show host Ed Sullivan dies; Musician Paul Simon born. (Oct. 13)
Today in History for October 13th
Reuters › 0 month ago
Russia cast its 13th veto on Thursday of U.N. Security Council action on the Syrian conflict, blocking a demand for a truce in northwest Syria because it does not include an exemption for military offensives against U.N. blacklisted militant groups.
The Guardian › Lifestyle › 2 weeks ago
Larry Bacow apologises for remark about 13th amendmentColleges should not try to ‘own’ wealthy alumniThe president of Harvard University has apologized for likening the 13th amendment to the US constitution – which abolished slavery – to...
USA Today › Finance › 1 week ago
The 13th round of U.S.-China trade negotiations are set to begin Thursday in Washington, D.C.
ABC News › Finance › 1 week ago
US, China scheduled to begin 13th round of trade talks, but hopes for breakthrough are subdued
CNN › 1 month ago
Whether you think it's unlucky or not, cross your fingers and check out these 13 fun facts about Friday the 13th and our collective aversion to the number 13.
A rare harvest micromoon will rise on Friday the 13th. Here's what that means and why each full moon has its own name.
Business Insider › 1 month ago
A rare harvest micromoon rises in the night sky this Friday the 13th. The September moon will appear smaller than normal as it reaches its furthest point from Earth. People across North America and Europe have used full moons to track the seasons and...
USA Today › 1 month ago
A stunning harvest moon will rise in the eastern sky on Friday the 13th. It's also a micromoon, too, which means it's an unusually small full moon
USA Today › Sports › 3 weeks ago
Mallex Smith scored from second base in the 13th inning after Tim Lopes beat out an infield grounder, and the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Baltimore Orioles 7-6
Fox News › 3 weeks ago
A painting found in the kitchen of an elderly woman in France is a work of art from a 13th century Renaissance artist and could be worth as much as $6.5 million, according to experts.
ABC News › Lifestyle › 2 weeks ago
Harvard University President Lawrence Bacow is saying he regrets the controversial comments he made invoking the 13th Amendment in referring to the university's relationship with wealthy donors