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20110913: Accidents, Was or Be, Electrocution

20110913: Accidents, Was or Be, Electrocution

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Elvis Costello & Attractions, Spencer The Rover, Charles Brown, B B king, Blues Council and more.

On September 13 1899 Henri Bliss was the first killed by a motor vehicle accident in the United States.
September 13 was important for important for the emergence of women in politics: Elizabeth McCombs becomes the first woman elected to the New Zealand Parliament (1933) and Margaret Chase Smith is elected senator, and becomes the first woman to serve in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate (1948).
Also on September 13 some interesting musicians like Bill Monroe (° 1911); Charles Brown (° 1922), Leslie Harvey (° 1944), Don Was (° 1952) and Zak Starkey (° 1965) were born.

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