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|December 13th, 2007||Event||The Mitchell Report is publicly released listing the names of 89 Major League Baseball players that have presumably used anabolic steroids and human growth hormones. Notable players to be named include Roger Clemens and Miguel Tejada.|
|December 13th, 2006||Event||The Baiji, or Chinese River Dolphin, announced as extinct.|
|December 13th, 2004||Event||Former Chilean dictator, General Augusto Pinochet is put under house arrest, after being sued under accusations over 9 kidnapping actions and manslaughter. The house arrest is lifted the same day on appeal.|
|December 13th, 2003||Event||Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is captured near his home town of Tikrit (see Operation Red Dawn).|
|December 13th, 2002||Event||Enlargement of the European Union: The European Union announces that Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia will become members from May 1, 2004.|
|December 13th, 2001||Event||the Indian Parliament Sansad is attacked by terrorists. 15 people are killed, including all the terrorists.|
|December 13th, 2000||Event||The "Texas 7" escape from the John Connally Unit near Kenedy, Texas and go on a robbery spree, during which police officer Aubrey Hawkins is shot and killed.|
|December 13th, 2000||Event||American Vice President Al Gore delivers his concession speech effectively ending his hopes of becoming the 43rd President of the United States.|
|December 13th, 1996||Event||Kofi Annan is elected as Secretary-General of the United Nations.|
|December 13th, 1989||Event||The last issue of Gnistan (The Spark), the organ of the Solidaritetspartiet, is published in Sweden.|
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