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OCTOBER 13

Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1710 British Capture Acadia's Fort Royal from the French Canada Great Britain France Forts Six Clattenburg,  Halifax
1903 West of Las Vegas, New Mexico, the Montezuma Hotel Is Sold to the YMCA for $1 Las Vegas, New Mexico Economics YMCA New Mexico Magazine
1975 First One-dollar U.S. Bicentennial Coins Are Introduced into Circulation Currency U.S. Treasury
1992 Government Announces Plans to Close 1/3 of Britain's Deep Coal Mines Great Britain Labor Economics BBC
1998 The NBA Cancels First Two Weeks of Regular Season for a Player Lockout Basketball NBA Labor New York Times

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