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April 13: This Day That Year

April 13

- ​1796 - First elephant arrives in US from India.

- 1902 - USA: J C Penney opens first store in Kemmerer, Wyoming.

- 1918 - 38 mental patients died at Oklahoma State Hospital due to electrical fire.

- 1919 - India: 350 demonstrators killed by British troops in Amritsar, killing 350.

- 1960 - France becomes 4th nuclear weapon enabled nation by exploding an A-Bomb in Sahara.

- 1980 - USA: Summer Olympics in Moscow boycotted.

- 1984 - India beat Pakistan in 1st Asia Cricket Cup final in Sharjah.

- 2013 - Pakistan: 8 people are killed by a bomb explosion on a bus in Peshawar.

- 2015 - Gunter Grass, German writer and Nobel Prize laureate (1999), dies at 87 (born October 16, 1927).

- 2017 - Afghanistan: U.S. forces dropped massing bomb - MOAB (mother of all bombs, 900m radius impact) on ISIS caves.

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