13 March in history: German scientist discovers Uranus, General Dwyer assassinated, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1781

German astronomer William Herschel discovers Uranus

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1881

Russia's Tsar Alexander II is assassinated in St. Petersburg

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1940

Udham Singh assassinates British General Dwyer to avenge Jallianwala Bagh

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1942

US Army launches War Dog Programme 'K-9 Corps'

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1986

Kizim and Solovyev become first occupants of Mir space station

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