Oc­to­ber 13

The Citizen (Gauteng) - - SNAPCHAT -

54 – Nero suc­ceeds Claudius as Ro­man Em­peror.

1307 – French King Philip IV has Grand Master of the Knights Tem­plar Jac­ques de Mo­lay ar­rested and charged with idol­a­try and cor­rup­tion.

1884 – Green­wich in Lon­don es­tab­lished as the universal time merid­ian of lon­gi­tude.

1943 – Italy de­clares war on for­mer Axis part­ner Ger­many.

2016 – Amer­i­can singer-song­writer Bob Dy­lan is awarded the No­bel prize for lit­er­a­ture, hav­ing cre­ated new po­etic ex­pres­sions.

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