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September 13th is a day marked by an intriguing blend of celebrations that cater to various interests and causes. From honoring a beloved legume to raising awareness about a significant health condition, there's a little something for everyone.

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Interesting Facts of September 13th

  1. 1. On September 13, 1996, Tupac Shakur, a highly influential American rapper and actor, died at the age of 25 after being shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting six days earlier. His death has been the subject of numerous conspiracy theories and discussions about the impact of hip hop culture.
  2. 2. September 13, 1788, was the day when the United States of America chose New York City as its first capital. The federal government would later relocate to Philadelphia and ultimately to Washington, D.C.
  3. 3. In 1956, IBM unveiled the first commercial computer with a hard disk drive, the IBM 305 RAMAC, on September 13. The RAMAC's hard disk could store up to 5 million characters of data.
  4. 4. Roald Dahl, the beloved British author known for his imaginative children's books such as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "Matilda", and "James and the Giant Peach", was born on September 13, 1916.
  5. 5. The 13th of September is also the day in 2007 when the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which marked a significant step forward in the recognition and protection of indigenous rights internationally.