We look back on this day in history and remember the people and events that shaped the world we live in today. Every day is worth remembering.
Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 13 December, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.
ON THIS DAY: 13 DECEMBER
1918 | United States President Woodrow Wilson landed in France. Wilson became the first President to visit a European country while holding office.
1991 | North Korea and South Korea signed a nonaggression agreement to end bitter hostility.
1816 | On this day a patent for a dry dock was presented to John Adamson.
1981 | Poland authorities enact martial law in an effort to crack down on the Solidarity labor movement. Military law officially ended in 1983.
1995 | China’s most influential democracy activist, Wei Jingsheng, who was already sentenced to 16 years, was sentenced to 14 years more in prison.
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2018 | United States classical Jazz singer, Nancy Wilson, 81.
2016 | Egyptian movie actress, appeared in El- Moznbon, Zubaida Tharwat, 76.
2003 | Azerbajain politician and third President of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aloyev, 80.
1852 | Scotland activist and founder of the Nashoba Commune in Tennessee, a utopian community to prepare slaves for libaration, Fanny Wright, 57.
ON THIS DAY: BIRTHDAYS
1996 | Youbute star, Rage Elixir
1929 | Canadian movie actor, He appeared in different films such as “The Man Who Would Be King”, “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country”, Christopher Plummer.
1955 | Tanzanian politician and Chama Cha Mapinduzi Member, Fenella Mukangara.
1989 | United States writer and oldest child of Anorld Schwarzenegger, Katharine Eunice Shwarzenegger.
1952 | Indian movie actress, Yaragudipati Venkata Mahalakshmi, professionally known as Lakshmi.
2009 | Persipura defeated PSPS 2-1 and started the journey to set Indonesia’s record of 37 games unbeaten on this day.
2019 | “Jumanji: The Next Level” was released on this day, directed by Jake Kasdan.
2013 | “A Madea Christmas” was released, the film was directed by Tyler Perry.
Djibouti has no continuing rivers, only salt lakes in the desert and 90% of Djibouti’s land is desert.