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OCTOBER 13

1821 Rudolf Virchow (German Pathologist) Rudolf Virchow Medical Research Cells Anatomy
1920 Carroll Leevy (South Carolina-born African-American Medical Researcher: Liver Disease) South Carolina Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Research Anatomy African-American Scientists & Mathematicians Intellihealth
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1876 Rube Waddell (Pennsylvania-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Pennsylvania Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1931 Eddie Mathews (Texas-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Texas Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1962 Jerry Rice (Mississippi-born African-American Professional Football Player) Mississippi Sports Figures Football African American History
1969 Nancy Kerrigan (Massachusetts-born Member of the Figure Skating Hall of Fame) Massachusetts Sports Figures Olympic Games Figure Skating Hall of Fame Internet Movie Database
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1960 Pirate Bill Mazeroski's HR Is First to End a 7th Game of a World Series Pennsylvania Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball New York Times
1990 The Target Center Arena Opens in Minneapolis MInneapolis, Minnesota Business Sports Target Center Minnesota Historical Society
1998 The NBA Cancels First Two Weeks of Regular Season for a Player Lockout Basketball NBA Labor New York Times

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