December 13 in History
1921December 13, 1921:
Great Britain, the United States, France and Japan sign the Four-Power Pact, an agreement that all four of them would be consulted in the event that two of them got involved in a controversy over “any Pacific question”.
1934December 13, 1934:
Nova Herculis is discovered by British astronomer J.P.M. Prentice.
1937December 13, 1937:
Nanjing in China is seized by Japan’s Imperial Army during the Sino-Japanese War, eventually resulting in the death of 300,000 Chinese.
1956December 13, 1956:
The American alternate history drama film, “Anastasia” is released.
1989December 13, 1989:
“Driving Miss Daisy”, an American comedy-drama film is released.
2000December 13, 2000:
Seven prisoners break out of the Connally Unit Prison in Kenedy, Texas.
2001December 13, 2001:
“Titanic” actress Kate Winslet divorces her assistant film director husband, Jim Threapleton.
2003December 13, 2003:
US forces capture Iraqi President Saddam Hussein during the Iraq War.
2007December 13, 2007:
“The Mitchell Report”, an independent investigation about doping in baseball, is published.
2013December 13, 2013:
“Beyoncé”, the eponymous fifth studio album by Beyoncé is released.