This Day in History on 13 September

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 13 September. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

1759 – Battle of the Plains of Abraham: the British defeat the French near Quebec City in the Seven Years’ War, known in the United States as the French and Indian War.

1948 – Deputy Prime Minister of India Vallabhbhai Patel orders the Army to move into Hyderabad to integrate it with the Indian Union.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1865 – William Birdwood, Indian-English field marshal (d. 1951)

1928 – Robert Indiana, American painter and sculptor (d. 2018)

1980 – Viren Rasquinha, Indian field hockey player

1995 – Shubham Khajuria, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary

1929 – Jatindra Nath Das, Indian activist (b. 1904)

1973 – Sajjad Zaheer, Indian poet and philosopher (b. 1905)


1975 – Mudicondan Venkatarama Iyer, Indian singer and musicologist (b. 1897)


2003 – Frank O’Bannon, American publisher, lawyer, and politician, 47th Governor of Indiana (b. 1930)

2012 – Ranganath Misra, Indian lawyer and jurist, 21st Chief Justice of India (b. 1926)

Futher Reading

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