Oct. 13 in History: The White House, ABA, JonBenet Ramsey and Chilean miners
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Here's a look at what happened throughout history on Oct. 13:
- 1792 - The cornerstone for the new presidential residence, the White House was laid at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
- 1967 - The American Basketball Association debuted. This was seen as the flashier alternative to the NBA.
- 1999 - A Colorado grand jury was dismissed in the murder case of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey. The county district attorney announced no indictments would be made because of insufficent evidence.
- 2010 - 33 Chilean miners were rescued after being trapped nearly half a mile underground for 69 days. The miners survived longer than anyone else trapped underground in recorded history.