Today in History- 13th March

International Events:

1639                 Cambridge College renamed as Harvard University.

1781                 Sir William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus.

2013                 Pope Francis is elected as the new pope in the papal conclave.


Indian Events:

1940                 Udham Singh shot dead Michael O'Dwyer, responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, in London.