Thirteen Things That Happened The Year I Turned Thirteen
1. January 5 - The first episode of All My Children
is broadcast on the ABC television network.
2. February 22 - Guyana becomes a Republic within the Commonwealth of Nations.
3. March 25 - The Concorde
makes its first supersonic flight (700 mph/1127 km/h).
4. April 22 - The first Earth Day
is celebrated in the U.S.
5. May 4 - Four students at Kent State University in Ohio are killed and 9 wounded by Ohio State National Guardsmen at an anti-war protest.
6. June 10 - President Nixon signs a measure lowering the voting age to 18.
7. July 21 - The Aswan High Dam in Egypt is completed.
8. August 17 - Soviet spacecraft, Venera 7
, is launched. It will later becomes the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from another planet.
9. September 9 - Elvis Presley begins his first concert tour since 1958 in Phoenix, Arizona at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
10. October 5 - The Public Broadcasting Service begins broadcasting.
11. November 9 - Former French President Charles de Gaulle dies
12. December 22 - Franz Stangl, the ex-commander of Treblinka, is sentenced to life imprisonment.
13. Both Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin died this year. It was a sad year for music.Question: What year was it?
Leave your answer in the comments. First one with the correct answer goes into my end of the month drawing.
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