1) In 1860, gold was discovered in the Clear Creek area, which led to a rush of miners moving to Colorado in search of riches.
2) On August 13, 1896, a severe hailstorm struck Denver, causing extensive damage to homes, businesses, and agricultural crops.
3) In 1937, the Red Rocks Amphitheatre, known for its natural acoustics and stunning views, opened near Morrison, Colorado.
4) The Denver Broncos played their first NFL preseason game on August 13, 1960, against the Boston Patriots at Bears Stadium (now Mile High Stadium).
5) The Four Corners Monument, where Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico meet, was established on August 13, 1962, making it the only place in the United States where four states intersect at a single point.
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