Lest We Forget- September 13

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September 13 is the 256th day of the year 2012. There are 109 days remaining until the end of the year.

786 – Abbasid caliph Al-Ma’mun al Rashid is born.

1229 – Ögedei Khan is proclaimed Khagan of the Mongol Empire in Khentii, Mongolia.

1759 – Battle of the Plains of Abraham: British defeat French near Quebec City in the 7 Years’ War,

1882 – The Battle of Tel el-Kebir is fought in the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War.

1899 – Henry Bliss is the first person in the United States to be killed in an automobile accident.

1906 – First flight of a fixed-wing aircraft in Europe.

1914 – World War I: The Battle of Aisne begins between Germany and France.

1922 – The temperature at ‘Aziziya, Libya reaches a world record 57.8 °C (136.0 °F).

1922 – The final act of the Greco-Turkish War, the Great Fire of Smyrna, commences.

1948 – Sardar Patel orders Army to move into the Hyderabad to integrate it with Indian Union.

1956 – IBM introduces the first computer disk storage unit, the RAMAC 305.

1972- Sheikh Abdullah and Mirwaiz take part in Municipal elections after 16 years boycott.

1989- BJP State President Tika Lal Taploo shot dead.

1993 – Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin shakes hands with PLO chairman Yasser Arafat at the White House after signing the Oslo Accords.

2001 – Civilian aircraft traffic resumes in the U.S. after the September 11, 2001 attacks.

2008 – Delhi hit by a series of bomb blasts, resulting in 30 deaths and 130 injuries.

2010- Protests against Quran desecration in Kashmir, 18 shot dead in single day.

2010- Curbs imposed on local media, local channels stopped, no newspaper hits stands.

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