HISTORY
13 July 2021: This day in history

1772: Captain James Cook begins 2nd voyage aboard the Resolution to the South Seas to search for Terra Australis (Southern continent)

1832: Source of Mississippi River discovered by American geographer Henry Schoolcraft

1943: Greatest tank battle in history ends with Russia’s defeat of Germany at Kursk, almost 6,000 tanks take part, 2,900 lost by Germany

1966: A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada founds the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Hare Krishna movement) in New York City

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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