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Notable Historical Events for April 13th

1984Pete Rose becomes 1st NL to get get 4,000 hits in a career

1742George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah" performed for the 1st time at New Music Hall in Dublin

198044th Golf Masters Championship: Seve Ballesteros wins, shooting a 275

1954Robert Oppenheimer accused of being a communist

1869Steam power brake patented (George Westinghouse)

1943FDR dedicates Jefferson Memorial

1986Pope John Paul II met Rome's Chief Rabbi Elio Toaff at Rome synagogue

199761st Golf Masters Championship: Tiger Woods at 21 (270 18 under par)

1896John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan" premieres at the Tremont Theatre in Boston,

1997NHL Pitts Penguin Mario Lemieux's last NHL regular game

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Notable Birthdays on April 13th

1743Thomas Jefferson, Virginia, (D-R) 3rd President of the United States (1801-09) (d. 1826)

1866Butch Cassidy [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage)

1906Samuel Beckett, French playwright (Waiting for Godot, Nobel 1969)

1976Jonathan Brandis, Danbury Ct, actor (Lucas Wolenczak-seaQuest DSV)

1570Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606)

1939Seamus Heaney, poet, (d. 2013)

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Notable Deaths on April 13th

1941Annie Jump Cannon, US astronomer (Henry Draper catalogues), dies at 77

2006Muriel Spark, Scottish author, dies at 88

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