On this day: March 13

POSTED: 03:42 PM PST Mar 07, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 12, 2016 

Uncle Sam makes his print debut, Susan B. Anthony dies, the NHL crowns its first champion, Cher's career resurgence breaks a record, and gold prices top $1,000 for the first time, all on this day.

OTD March 13 - Benjamin Harrison
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Library of Congress

1901: Former U.S. President Benjamin Harrison, who served between 1889 and 1893, dies of complications from influenza at the age of 67 in Indianapolis, Indiana. His administration is remembered most for economic legislation and for annual federal spending that reached $1 billion for the first time.


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