October 13 | Facts

October 13 | Facts

1775 The Continental Congress authorized the construction of a naval fleet. 1792 The cornerstone of the White House was laid. 1843 The Jewish organization B’nai B’rith was founded. 1903 Boston defeated Pittsburgh in the first World Series. 1943 Italy declared war on Germany, its former Axis partner, during World War II. 1974 Ed Sullivan died in New York City at age 72. 1981 Egypt’s vice […]

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