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Notable Historical Events for December 13th

1970Neil Simon's "Gingerbread Lady" premieres in NYC

1964In El Paso, Tx, LBJ & Mexican Pres Gustavo Diaz Ordaz set off an explosion diverting Rio Grande, to reshape US-Mexico border

2003Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is captured near his home town of Tikrit (see Operation Red Dawn).

1950James Dean begins his career with an appearance in a Pepsi commercial

2007The Mitchell Report is publicly released listing the names of 89 Major League Baseball players that have presumably used anabolic steroids and human growth hormones. Notable players to be named include Roger Clemens and Miguel Tejada.

1956Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires

1964Shirley Englehorn & Sam Snead wins Haig & Haig Mixed Foursome Golf

1996Free agent Roger Clemens signs with Toronto Blue Jays

1833HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagonia

1577Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world

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Notable Birthdays on December 13th

1989Taylor Swift, Reading, Pennsylvania, American singer/songwriter (Our Song)

1929Christopher Plummer, Toronto Ontario, Canadian actor (Sound of Music, Doll's House)

1818Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln and First Lady (1861-65)

1913Archie Moore, Benoit, Mississippi, light-heavyweight boxing champ (1952-60), (d. 1998)

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Notable Weddings on December 13th

2003Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti (68) weds Nicoletta Mantovani at Modena Italy's Teatro Comunale

1951British PM Margaret Thatcher (26) weds businessman Denis Thatcher (36) at Wesley's Chapel in City Road, London

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Notable Deaths on December 13th

1924Samuel Gompers, organizer (American Federation of Labor), dies at 74

1961Grandma Moses [Anna M], US painter, dies at 101

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