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QUIZ: Can you name the things that happened on May the 13th?

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1787: Captain Arthur Phillip left Plymouth to found a penal colony on this continent
1830: This country gains independence from Gran Colombia.
1848: This country's national anthem is performed for the first time:
1861: Pakistan gets this form of transport for the first time
1865: The Battle of Palmito Ranch takes place in this US state
1888: Brazil abolishes this
1912: The UK launches this branch of the military
1940: Germany begins its conquest of this country
1950: The first round of the F1 championship is held at this track
1958: This fastening method is patented
1972: The troubles begin in this Northern Irish city
1986: This twilight actor is born
1995:Alison Hargreaves becomes the first woman to conquer this mountain without sherpas

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