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On this day: August 13

POSTED: 10:42 PM PDT Aug 09, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 12, 2013 

Disney brings an animated deer to movie screens, construction begins on the Berlin Wall, a Hall of Fame slugger dies, and tragedy strikes the Indiana State Fair, all on this day.

OTD August 13 - Annie Oakley
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1860: Sharpshooter and exhibition shooter Annie Oakley, whose starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show made her one of America's first female superstars, is born Phoebe Ann Moses in North Star, Ohio.


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