On this day in History, Israel and Palestine signed first agreement of peace, September 13, 1993

Today in History For September 13th


On September 13th in 1993, Israeli and Palestinian representatives met in Washington, D.C to sign an agreement for peace. The signing of the "Declaration of Principles" marked the first time an agreement was made between the two territories in their turbulent history of conflict around sharing the holy land.

Other Events on September 13:
1949: The LPGA was founded.
1990: NBC debuts Law and Order.
2000: Chase Manhattan agrees to buy JP Morgan for $35 Billion.
2001: Collin Powell names Osama Bin Laden as the main suspect for the 9/11 Attacks
2010: Rafael Nadal won his first US Open, with a win over Novak Djokovic.
2013: Extreme rains and floods led to mass emergency evacuations in Colorado.

See photos of the ongoing conflict between Israel & Palestine circa the summer of 2014:
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On this day in History, Israel and Palestine signed first agreement of peace, September 13, 1993
GAZA CITY, GAZA - JULY 31 : A Palestinian man heavily injured after an Israeli air strike hits his car in Gaza's al-Nasr neighborhood on July 31, 2014. (Photo by Onur Coban/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
RAFAH, GAZA - AUGUST 4: A Palestinian kid, wounded by an Israel bombardment on Rafah, is taken to Kuwaiti Hospital in Rafah, Gaza on August 4, 2014. The latest fatalities bring to 1867 the number of Palestinians killed in relentless Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip since July 7. (Photo by Ali Hassan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
RAFAH, GAZA - AUGUST 4: A Palestinian baby, wounded by an Israel bombardment on Rafah, is taken to Kuwaiti Hospital in Rafah, Gaza on August 4, 2014. The latest fatalities bring to 1867 the number of Palestinians killed in relentless Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip since July 7. (Photo by Belal Khaled/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
RAFAH, GAZA - AUGUST 4: A Palestinian baby, wounded by an Israel bombardment on Rafah, is taken to Kuwaiti Hospital in Rafah, Gaza on August 4, 2014. The latest fatalities bring to 1867 the number of Palestinians killed in relentless Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip since July 7. (Photo by Ali Hassan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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