To crack any competitive exam, dedicated hard work is a must. In most of the State Service Exams, questions on World History are asked. To help competitive aspirants improve their General Knowledge skills, we are providing the most important events of World History everyday. Go through the history of 13 Oct and improve your chances of selection in any government job exam.
- 14th Country Music Association Award: Barbara Mandrell, Emmylou Harris & George Jones wins in 1980.
- Unprovoked slayings of 6 blacks in Buffalo, NY in 1980.
- MLB American League Championship: Anaheim Angels beat Minnesota Twins, 4 games to 1 in 2002.
- Nobel Peace Prize awarded to banker Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank for their microlending practices in 2006.
- HM Treasury infused £37 billion ($64 billion, 47 billion euros) of new capital-bailout into Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Lloyds TSB and HBOS Plc, to avert a financial sector collapse in 2008.
- 15 people are killed by a market suicide bombing in Darra Adam Khel, Pakistan in 2012.
- Gerhard Richter's Abstraktes Bild sells for $34 million, the highest sold artwork by a living artist in 2012.
- 109 people are killed in a stampede on a bridge in Datia district, Madhya Pradesh, India in 2013.
- Basketball player Lamar Odom is hospitalised after being found unconscious in a brothel in Nevada in 2015.
- Marlon James becomes first Jamaican to win the Man Booker Prize for his novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings" in 2015.
- First Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast by CNN and held in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2015.
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