A closer look at the key events on March 13 in history reveal some of the following notable historic milestones:

1781- The planet Uranus was discovered by English astronomer William Herschel, which he described as “a curious either nebulous star or perhaps a comet,” and named after the father of the god Saturn.

1881- Tsar Alexander II of Russia was assassinated in St. Petersburg.

1906- The famous American suffragist Susan B Anthony passed away in Rochester, New York in the United States at the age of 86.

2012- The oldest and longest continually published English-language encyclopedia Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. announced that it would stop printing the series.

2020- In an erroneous raid by police officers in Louisville, Kentucky United States, an African American Emergency Medical Technician named Breonna Taylor was killed, leading to massive protests by Black Lives Matter activists who demanded police reform.

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