On this day: September 13

Published On: Sep 12 2012 07:25:11 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 13 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Michelangelo starts working on David, the automobile claims its first fatality in America, the National Guard storms Attica, and the U.S. zeroes in on Osama bin Laden as the prime 9/11 suspect, all on this day.

OTD September 13 - Nell Carter
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1948: Singer and actress Nell Carter, best known for her Broadway work and for starring on the '80s sitcom "Gimme a Break!," is born in Birmingham, Alabama. Carter, seen here with co-star Joey Lawrence in a publicity photo for "Gimme a Break!," died from heart disease complicated by diabetes at the age of 54 on Jan. 23, 2003.

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