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|March 13th, 2008||Event||Gold prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000.00 an ounce for the first time.|
|March 13th, 2005||Event||Terry Ratzmann shoots and kills six members of the Living Church of God and the minister at Sheraton Inn in Brookfield, Wisconsin before killing himself.|
|March 13th, 2003||Event||Human evolution: The journal Nature reports that 350,000-year-old footprints of an upright-walking human have been found in Italy.|
|March 13th, 1997||Event||India s Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader.|
|March 13th, 1997||Event||The Phoenix lights were seen over Phoenix, Arizona by hundreds of people, and by millions on television. They are now a hotly debated controversy.|
|March 13th, 1996||Event||Dunblane massacre: in Dunblane, Scotland, 16 children and 1 teacher are shot dead by a spree killer who then commits suicide.|
|March 13th, 1992||Event||An earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale kills over 500 in Erzincan, eastern Turkey.|
|March 13th, 1991||Event||The United States Justice Department announces that Exxon has agreed to pay $1 billion for the clean-up of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska.|
|March 13th, 1989||Event||A geomagnetic storm causes the collapse of the Hydro-Quebec power gridied in Six million people were left without power for nine hours.|
|March 13th, 1986||Event||Microsoft has its Initial public offering.|
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