May 13 in history: First F1 season, Turkey mine explosion, and more

The first session of India's Rajya Sabha, bomb explosions in Pakistan kill 98, and more — here's what happened on this day in history

1950

First Formula One World Championship season kicks off

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1952

First session of India's Rajya Sabha takes place

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1989

Thousands of students begin a hunger strike in Tiananmen Square, Beijing

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2011

Two bombs explode in Charsadda District, Pakistan killing 98

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2014

An explosion at an underground coal mine in southwest Turkey kills 301

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