13 October It Happened Today

54       Death of Roman emperor Claudius.

1399  Coronation of King Henry IV  of England.

1884 Greenwich is declared the prime meridian.

1921  Birth of Italian born French actor Yves Montand.

1924 Birth of American Comedian and social critic Lenny Bruce.

1941 Birth of American singer and songwriter Paul Simon.

2010 The last of the 33 Chilean miners trapped underground is winched to safety.

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