On October 13, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from across history. The 286th day of the Gregorian calendar is October 13th. On this day, 33 miners in Copiapó, Chile, were rescued after being buried underground for a record 69 days; Ankara became the capital of Turkey; and B’nai B’rith, the world’s oldest Jewish service organisation, was founded in New York City.
The 13th of October falls under the sign of Libra. Margaret Thatcher and singer Paul Simon are two famous people that were born on October 13th. National No Bra Day and National Fossil Day are both celebrated today.
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