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Today In History – September 13th

WINNIPEG, MB. — Here’s a look at things that happened Today in History, both here and abroad.

September 13th

  • 1979: 30-year St. James fire department veteran Captain Robert J. Hughes dies at the scene of Moray Street fire at the age of 57.
  • 1956: IBM introduces the RAMAC 305. It’s the first magnetic hard drive for computers and it weighed over one ton.
  • 1974: Singer Quincy Jones Jr divorces actress Ulla Andersson after being married five years.
  • 1981: Canadian-born TV producer Lorne Michaels marries model Susan Forristal.
  • 1996: Rapper Tupac Shakur succumbs to injuries sustained a week before in a drive-by shooting.

—MyToba News

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