March 13: Discovery of the Planet Uranus
March 13 is the anniversary of the discovery of Uranus
…The anniversary of Muhammad’s victory at the Battle of Badr
…The day the Kraków Ghetto was liquidated by the Nazis
…The day Kitty Genovese was murdered
…The day Apollo 9 returned to Earth
…The birthday of actors Dana Delaney and William H. Macy, MAD cartoonist Al Jaffee, airport namesake Butch O’Hare, songwriter Neil Sedaka, Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, and oxygen discoverer Joseph Priestley
…The day Maureen Stapleton, Henry Shrapnel, Clarence Darrow, and Susan B. Anthony died.
…and a whole lot more!
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