As we speak in Historical past: As we speak is Monday, Sept. 13, the 256th day of 2021 –

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As we speak’s Spotlight in Historical past:
On Sept. 13, 1971, a four-day inmates’ rebel on the Attica Correctional Facility in western New York ended as police and guards stormed the jail; the ordeal and last assault claimed the lives of 32 inmates and 11 hostages.
On this date:
In 1788, the Congress of the Confederation licensed the primary nationwide election, and declared New York Metropolis the momentary nationwide capital.
In 1814, throughout the Warfare of 1812, British naval forces started bombarding Fort McHenry in Baltimore however have been pushed again by American defenders in a battle that lasted till the next morning.
In 1959, Elvis Presley first met his future spouse, 14-year-old Priscilla Beaulieu, whereas stationed in West Germany with the U.S. Military. (They married in 1967, however divorced in 1973.)
In 1962, Mississippi Gov. Ross Barnett rejected the U.S. Supreme Courtroom’s order for the College of Mississippi to confess James Meredith, a Black pupil, declaring in a televised handle, “We won’t drink from the cup of genocide.”
In 1970, the primary New York Metropolis Marathon was held; winner Gary Muhrcke completed the 26.2-mile run, which occurred fully inside Central Park, in 2:31:38.
In 1990, the mixture police-courtroom drama “Regulation & Order” premiered on NBC.
In 1993, on the White Home, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO chairman Yasser Arafat shook arms after signing an accord granting restricted Palestinian autonomy.
In 1996, rapper Tupac Shakur died at a Las Vegas hospital six days after he was wounded in a drive-by taking pictures; he was 25.
In 1997, funeral providers have been held in Calcutta, India, for Nobel peace laureate Mom Teresa.
In 1998, former Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace died in Montgomery at age 79.
In 2001, two days after the 9/11 terror assaults, the primary few jetliners returned to the nation’s skies, however a number of main airports remained closed and others opened solely briefly. President George W. Bush visited injured Pentagon employees and mentioned he would carry the nation’s prayers to New York.
In 2010, Rafael Nadal gained his first U.S. Open title to finish a profession Grand Slam, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.
Ten years in the past: Groups of insurgents firing rocket-propelled grenades and automated weapons struck on the U.S. Embassy, NATO headquarters and different buildings within the coronary heart of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul.
5 years in the past: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump rolled out a plan geared toward making little one care extra inexpensive, guaranteeing new moms six weeks of paid maternity depart and suggesting new incentives for workers to offer their employees little one care throughout a speech in Aston, Pennsylvania. Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, 93, suffered a serious stroke (he died 15 days later).
One yr in the past: In open defiance of state rules and his personal administration’s pandemic well being tips, President Donald Trump hosted his first indoor rally since June, telling a packed, almost mask-less crowd in Henderson, Nevada, that the nation was “making the final flip” in defeating the virus. Dominic Thiem grew to become the primary man in 71 years to win the U.S. Open after dropping the primary two units of the ultimate; Thiem earned his first Grand Slam title with a 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6) comeback victory in opposition to Alexander Zverev.
As we speak’s Birthdays: Actor Barbara Bain is 90. Actor Eileen Fulton (TV: “Because the World Turns”) is 88. Actor Joe E. Tata is 85.
Rock singer David Clayton-Thomas (Blood, Sweat & Tears) is 80. Actor Jacqueline Bisset is 77. Singer Peter Cetera is 77. Actor Christine Estabrook is 71. Actor Jean Sensible is 70. Singer Randy Jones (The Village Folks) is 69. Document producer Don Was is 69. Actor Isiah Whitlock Jr. is 67. Actor-comedian Geri Jewell is 65. Nation singer Bobbie Cryner is 60. Rock singer-musician Dave Mustaine (Megadeth) is 60. Radio-TV persona Tavis Smiley is 57. Rock musician Zak Starkey is 56. Actor/comic Jeff Ross is 56. Actor Louis Mandylor is 55. Olympic gold medal runner Michael Johnson is 54. Rock musician Steve Perkins is 54. Actor Roger Howarth is 53. Actor Dominic Fumusa is 52. Actor Louise Lombard is 51. Former tennis participant Goran Ivanisevic (ee-van-EE’-seh-vihch) is 50. Nation singer Aaron Benward (Blue County) is 48. Nation musician Joe Don Rooney (Rascal Flatts) is 46. Actor Scott Vickaryous is 46. Singer Fiona Apple is 44. Modern Christian musician Hector Cervantes (Casting Crowns) is 41. Actor Ben Savage is 41. Rock singer Niall Horan (One Route) is 28. Actor Mitch Holleman is 26. Actor Lili Reinhart (TV: “Riverdale”) is 25.
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