2007 - The United Nations General Assembly adopts the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
1968 - Albania leaves the Warsaw Pact
1953 - The Communist Party of the Soviet Union appoints Nikita Khruschev as secretary-general
1933 - New Zealand Parliament elects Elizabeth McCombs, making her the first women elected
1501 - Michelangelo begins work on one of his masterpieces, the statue of David.
This Day In Business
1956 - IBM introduces the RAMAC 305, the first computer disk storage unit.
1973 - ABC announces it has TV rights to broadcast the 1976 Olympics.
1988 - Hurricane Gilbert: Jamaica is decimated and Mexico is hit as well.
2008 - Francisco Rodriguez compiles his 58th save, breaking Bobby Thigpen's record.
September 13th Holiday
National Celiac Disease Awareness Day - Promotes awareness for the chronic digestive disorder and honors Samuel Jones Gee, who created the first complete modern description of the clinical picture of coeliac disease.
Today's Birthday Trivia
She won Star Search at age eight. Who is she?
Today's Birthday Horoscope
Learn about people born on this day by reading the September 13 Birthday Horoscope.
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