On this day: December 13

Published On: Dec 12 2012 12:03:04 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 13 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

Sir Francis Drake sets out around the world, the National Guard is born, Al Gore concedes, and Saddam Hussein is caught, all on this day.

OTD December 13 - Grandma Moses
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1961: Painter Grandma Moses, who turned to painting in her 70s and became one of America's most popular artists, dies at the age of 101 in Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

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