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OCTOBER 13

1776 Peter Barlow (English Physicist) English Scientists & Mathematicians Physics
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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1884 Conference in Washington, D.C. Designates Greenwich, England As the Prime Meridian England Washington, D.C. Time Maps Greenwich 2000
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1963 8.5 Magnitude Earthquake Centered in the Kuril Islands Off the Japanese Coast Earthquakes USGS
1993 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 60 in New Guinea Earthquakes USGS
2006 Freak Lake-Effect Storm Dumps Two Feet of Wet Snow on Buffalo, New York Bufflao, New York Snow CNN

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