Historical Events for 13th September 2018

1224 – Francis of Assisi is afflicted with stigmata after a vision praying on Mount Verna
1556 – Charles V and Maria of Hungary march into Spain
1922 – The Straw Hat Riot begins in New York City as people protest the right to wear straw hats beyond the accepted end date of September 15
1948 – Margaret Chase Smith (R-Me) elected senator, 1st woman to serve in both houses of Congress
1951 – St Louis Cards beat NY Giants 6-4 (rescheduled from 9/12) then at night lose to Boston Braves 2-0
1965 – Willie Mays’s 500th HR (off Don Nottebart), Giants 11th straight win
1965 – Beatles win 1st Grammy, for Best Group of 1964
1981 – Jan Stephenson wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1993 – Queens NY begins required recycling
2013 – Jim Furyk fires 12-under-par 59 in the 2nd round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms GC in Lake Forest, Illinois, becoming just the 6th player to shoot sub-60 in a PGA Tour event

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