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5 Fun Facts About October 13 In New Jersey History

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1. On October 13, 1775, the Continental Congress established the United States Navy. To this day, the U.S. Navy remains the largest, most powerful navy in the world.

2. In 1845, the first official game of modern baseball was played in Hoboken, New Jersey. The New York Nine and the Knickerbocker Baseball Club played in a local Elysian Fields.

3. On October 13, 1903, New Jersey became the first state to require motor vehicle registration. The initial fee was 50 cents, and the registration number was assigned based on the alphabetical order of the owner's last name.

4. The infamous "War of the Worlds" broadcast by Orson Welles aired on October 13, 1938. The fictional news report of a Martian invasion caused widespread panic and confusion across New Jersey and the rest of the country.

5. On October 13, 2007, the Great Wall of China was recreated in the town of Metuchen, New Jersey. Over 3,000 people participated in the event, which broke the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous wall made of pianos.
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