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August 13th, 3114 (August 13 3114)EventAccording to the Lounsbury correlation, the Maya calendar starts.
August 13th, 2007 (August 13 2007)DeathBrian Adams, aka Demolition Crush, American professional wrestler (born in 1964)
August 13th, 2007 (August 13 2007)DeathBrooke Astor, American philanthropist (born in 1902)Brooke Astor Quotes
August 13th, 2007 (August 13 2007)DeathYone Minagawa, Japanese woman, oldest person (born in 1893)
August 13th, 2007 (August 13 2007)DeathPhil Rizzuto, American baseball player and sportscaster (born in 1917)
August 13th, 2006 (August 13 2006)DeathPayao Poontarat, Thai Olympic boxer (born in 1957)
August 13th, 2006 (August 13 2006)DeathTony Jay, English actor (born in 1933)
August 13th, 2005 (August 13 2005)DeathDavid Lange, 32nd Prime Minister of New Zealand (born in 1942)
August 13th, 2004 (August 13 2004)EventHurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm, strikes Punta Gorda, Florida and devastates the surrounding area.
August 13th, 2004 (August 13 2004)EventBlack Friday crackdown by NSS on a peaceful protest in the capital city of Maldives, Male.
August 13th, 2004 (August 13 2004)Event156 Congolese Tutsi refugees massacred at the Gatumba refugee camp in Burundi.
August 13th, 2004 (August 13 2004)DeathJulia Child, American chef and television personality (born in 1912)Julia Child Quotes
August 13th, 2003 (August 13 2003)DeathEd Townsend, American songwriter and producer (born in 1929)
August 13th, 2001 (August 13 2001)DeathOtto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (born in 1947)
August 13th, 2000 (August 13 2000)DeathNazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer (born in 1965)
August 13th, 1999 (August 13 1999)DeathJaime Garzon, Colombian journalist and comedian, murdered (born in 1960)
August 13th, 1998 (August 13 1998)DeathJulien Green, American novelist ((born in 1900)
August 13th, 1998 (August 13 1998)DeathNino Ferrer, French-Italian singer and composer (born in 1934)
August 13th, 1996 (August 13 1996)EventMarc Dutroux, his wife Michelle Martin, and Michel Lelievre are arrested on suspicion of kidnapping. All are found guilty on June 22, 2004, with sentences of life, 30, and 25 years, respectively.
August 13th, 1996 (August 13 1996)DeathAntonio de Spinola, Portuguese general and politician, 15th President of Portugal (born in 1910)
August 13th, 1996 (August 13 1996)DeathDavid Tudor, American pianist and composer (born in 1926)
August 13th, 1995 (August 13 1995)DeathJan Kresadlo, Czech-born writer (born in 1926)
August 13th, 1995 (August 13 1995)DeathMickey Mantle, American baseball player (born in 1931)
August 13th, 1992 (August 13 1992)BirthKatharine Close, Scripps National Spelling Bee champion
August 13th, 1991 (August 13 1991)DeathJack Ryan, American designer (Barbie) (born in 1926)
August 13th, 1989 (August 13 1989)DeathTim Richmond, American race car driver (born in 1955)
August 13th, 1989 (August 13 1989)DeathLarkin Smith, U.S. Representative from Mississippi (born in 1944)
August 13th, 1986 (August 13 1986)BirthJoseph Lapira, American soccer player
August 13th, 1984 (August 13 1984)BirthNiko Kranjcar, Croatian footballer
August 13th, 1984 (August 13 1984)BirthHeath Pearce, American soccer player
August 13th, 1984 (August 13 1984)BirthBoone Logan, American baseball player
August 13th, 1984 (August 13 1984)BirthBaby Blue, American rapper (Pretty Ricky)
August 13th, 1984 (August 13 1984)DeathTigran Petrosian, Soviet/Armenian chess player (born in 1929)
August 13th, 1983 (August 13 1983)BirthAles Hemsky, Czech ice hockey player
August 13th, 1983 (August 13 1983)BirthLubomir Michalik, Slovakian footballer
August 13th, 1983 (August 13 1983)BirthSebastian Stan, Romanian-born actor
August 13th, 1982 (August 13 1982)BirthShani Davis, American speed skater
August 13th, 1982 (August 13 1982)DeathJoe Tex, American singer and songwriter (born in 1933)
August 13th, 1979 (August 13 1979)EventThe roof of the uncompleted Rosemont Horizon near Chicago, Illinois collapses, killing 5 workers and injuring 16.
August 13th, 1979 (August 13 1979)BirthRoman Colon, Dominican baseball player
August 13th, 1979 (August 13 1979)BirthCorey Patterson, American baseball player
August 13th, 1979 (August 13 1979)BirthTaizo Sugimura, Japanese politician
August 13th, 1978 (August 13 1978)BirthBenjani Mwaruwari, Zimbabwean footballer
August 13th, 1977 (August 13 1977)BirthMichael Klim, Australian swimmer
August 13th, 1975 (August 13 1975)BirthJoe Perry, English snooker player
August 13th, 1975 (August 13 1975)BirthMarty Turco, Canadian ice hockey player
August 13th, 1975 (August 13 1975)BirthShoaib Akhtar, Pakistani cricketer
August 13th, 1973 (August 13 1973)BirthBrittany Andrews, American pornographic actress
August 13th, 1973 (August 13 1973)BirthMolly Henneberg, American journalist
August 13th, 1973 (August 13 1973)BirthEric Medlen, American drag racer and rodeo star (died in 2007)
August 13th, 1972 (August 13 1972)BirthKevin Plank, American entrepreneur (Under Armour)
August 13th, 1971 (August 13 1971)BirthMoritz Bleibtreu, German actor
August 13th, 1971 (August 13 1971)BirthPatrick Carpentier, Quebec race car driver
August 13th, 1971 (August 13 1971)BirthRolando Molina, Salvadoran-born actor
August 13th, 1970 (August 13 1970)BirthWill Clarke, American novelist
August 13th, 1970 (August 13 1970)BirthElvis Grbac, American football player
August 13th, 1970 (August 13 1970)BirthMatt Hyson, American professional wrestlerMatt Hyson Quotes
August 13th, 1970 (August 13 1970)BirthAlan Shearer, English footballer
August 13th, 1969 (August 13 1969)BirthMidori Ito, Japanese figure skater
August 13th, 1968 (August 13 1968)EventAlexandros Panagoulis attempts to assassinate the Greek dictator Colonel G. Papadopoulos in Varkiza, Athens.
August 13th, 1967 (August 13 1967)BirthAmelie Nothomb, Belgian writer
August 13th, 1966 (August 13 1966)BirthShayne Corson, Canadian ice hockey player
August 13th, 1965 (August 13 1965)BirthHayato Matsuo, Japanese composer
August 13th, 1965 (August 13 1965)DeathIkeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (born in 1899)
August 13th, 1964 (August 13 1964)BirthJay Buhner, American baseball player
August 13th, 1964 (August 13 1964)BirthHank Cheyne, American actor
August 13th, 1963 (August 13 1963)BirthJohn Slattery, American actor
August 13th, 1963 (August 13 1963)BirthSridevi, Indian actress
August 13th, 1961 (August 13 1961)EventThe German Democratic Republic closes the border between the eastern and western sectors of Berlin, to thwart its inhabitants attempts to escape to the West.
August 13th, 1961 (August 13 1961)BirthDawnn Lewis, American actress
August 13th, 1961 (August 13 1961)BirthStuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster
August 13th, 1961 (August 13 1961)BirthTom Perrotta, American novelist
August 13th, 1960 (August 13 1960)EventThe Central African Republic declares independence from France.
August 13th, 1960 (August 13 1960)BirthPhil "The Power" Taylor, English darts player
August 13th, 1960 (August 13 1960)BirthKoji Kondo, Japanese composer
August 13th, 1959 (August 13 1959)BirthDanny Bonaduce, American actor
August 13th, 1959 (August 13 1959)BirthTom Niedenfuer, American baseball player
August 13th, 1958 (August 13 1958)BirthFergal Sharkey, musician
August 13th, 1958 (August 13 1958)BirthSgt. First Class Randall Shughart, Medal of Honor recipient (died in 1993)
August 13th, 1958 (August 13 1958)DeathOtto Witte, acrobat and King of Albania (born in 1868)
August 13th, 1955 (August 13 1955)BirthPaul Greengrass, English film director
August 13th, 1955 (August 13 1955)BirthKeith Ahlers, British racing driver
August 13th, 1955 (August 13 1955)BirthHideo Fukuyama, Japanese racing driver
August 13th, 1954 (August 13 1954)EventRadio Pakistan broadcasts National Anthem of Pakistan for the first time.
August 13th, 1954 (August 13 1954)BirthNico Assumpcao, Brazilian bass player (died in 2001)Cao Cao Quotes
August 13th, 1952 (August 13 1952)BirthHerb Ritts, American photographer (died in 2004)
August 13th, 1951 (August 13 1951)BirthDan Fogelberg, American singer/songwriter (died in 2007)
August 13th, 1949 (August 13 1949)BirthBobby Clarke, Canadian ice hockey player
August 13th, 1948 (August 13 1948)BirthKathleen Battle, American soprano
August 13th, 1948 (August 13 1948)DeathElaine Hammerstein, American actress (born in 1897)
August 13th, 1947 (August 13 1947)BirthMargareta Winberg, Swedish politician
August 13th, 1946 (August 13 1946)DeathH. G. Wells, English writer (born in 1866)
August 13th, 1945 (August 13 1945)BirthLars Engqvist, Swedish politician
August 13th, 1944 (August 13 1944)BirthKevin Tighe, American actor
August 13th, 1944 (August 13 1944)BirthDivina Galica, British athlete and racing driver
August 13th, 1941 (August 13 1941)BirthErin Fleming, Canadian actress (died in 2003)
August 13th, 1940 (August 13 1940)EventWorld War II: Battle of Britain beginsThe Luftwaffe launches a series of attacks on British fighter bases and radar installations.
August 13th, 1940 (August 13 1940)BirthTony Cloninger, American baseball player
August 13th, 1938 (August 13 1938)BirthDave "Baby" Cortez, American pop keyboardist
August 13th, 1937 (August 13 1937)EventBattle of Shanghai begins.
August 13th, 1937 (August 13 1937)DeathArthur Plunkett, Australian civil engineer (born in unknown)
August 13th, 1935 (August 13 1935)BirthMudcat Grant, American baseball player
August 13th, 1935 (August 13 1935)BirthRod Hull, British television entertainer (died in 1999)
August 13th, 1933 (August 13 1933)BirthDoctor Joycelyn Elders, American physician, 15th Surgeon General of the United States
August 13th, 1930 (August 13 1930)BirthDon Ho, American musician (died in 2007)
August 13th, 1930 (August 13 1930)BirthWilmer David Mizell, American baseball player (died in 1999)
August 13th, 1930 (August 13 1930)BirthBernard Manning, English comedian (died in 2007)
August 13th, 1926 (August 13 1926)BirthFidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary and politicianFidel Castro Quotes
August 13th, 1920 (August 13 1920)EventPolish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw begins, lasts till August 25. The Red Army is defeated.
August 13th, 1920 (August 13 1920)BirthNeville Brand, American actor (died in 1992)
August 13th, 1919 (August 13 1919)BirthRex Humbard, American television evangelist (died in 2007)
August 13th, 1919 (August 13 1919)BirthSir George Shearing, British jazz pianist
August 13th, 1918 (August 13 1918)EventWomen enlist in the United States Marine Corps for the first time. Opha Mae Johnson is the first woman to enlist.
August 13th, 1918 (August 13 1918)EventBayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany.
August 13th, 1918 (August 13 1918)BirthFrederick Sanger, English chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate
August 13th, 1917 (August 13 1917)BirthSid Gordon, American baseball player (died in 1975)
August 13th, 1917 (August 13 1917)DeathEduard Buchner, German chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1860)
August 13th, 1914 (August 13 1914)BirthLuis Mariano, Basque operetta singer (died in 1970)
August 13th, 1913 (August 13 1913)EventOtto Witte, an acrobat, is crowned King of Albania.
August 13th, 1913 (August 13 1913)EventInvention of stainless steel by Harry Brearley.
August 13th, 1913 (August 13 1913)BirthFred Davis, English snooker player (died in 1998)
August 13th, 1913 (August 13 1913)BirthMakarios III, Archbishop and first President of Cyprus (d.1977)
August 13th, 1912 (August 13 1912)BirthBen Hogan, American golfer (died in 1997)
August 13th, 1912 (August 13 1912)BirthSalvador Luria, Italian-born biologist, Nobel Prize Laureate (died in 1991)
August 13th, 1912 (August 13 1912)DeathJules Massenet, French composer (born in 1842)
August 13th, 1911 (August 13 1911)BirthWilliam Bernbach, Famous Advertiser (died in 1982)
August 13th, 1910 (August 13 1910)DeathFlorence Nightingale, English nurse (born in 1820)Florence Nightingale Quotes
August 13th, 1908 (August 13 1908)BirthGene Raymond, American actor (died in 1998)Gene Ray Quotes
August 13th, 1907 (August 13 1907)BirthSir Basil Spence, Scottish architect (died in 1976)
August 13th, 1904 (August 13 1904)BirthCharles Buddy Rogers, American actor (died in 1999)
August 13th, 1902 (August 13 1902)BirthFelix Wankel, German engineer and inventor (died in 1988)
August 13th, 1899 (August 13 1899)BirthAlfred Hitchcock, English film director (died in 1980)Alfred Hitchcock Quotes
August 13th, 1895 (August 13 1895)BirthBert Lahr, American actor (died in 1967)
August 13th, 1890 (August 13 1890)BirthEllen Osiier, Danish Olympic champion fencer (died in 1962)
August 13th, 1889 (August 13 1889)BirthCamillien Houde, Quebec politician, mayor of Montreal (died in 1958)
August 13th, 1888 (August 13 1888)BirthJohn Logie Baird, Scottish television pioneer (died in 1946)John Scott Quotes
August 13th, 1888 (August 13 1888)BirthGleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (died in 1975)
August 13th, 1887 (August 13 1887)BirthJulius Freed, American inventor and banker (died in 1952)
August 13th, 1879 (August 13 1879)BirthJohn Ireland, English composer (died in 1962)
August 13th, 1872 (August 13 1872)BirthRichard Willstatter, German chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (died in 1942)
August 13th, 1866 (August 13 1866)BirthGiovanni Agnelli, Italian industrialist (died in 1945)
August 13th, 1865 (August 13 1865)DeathIgnaz Semmelweis, Austro-Hungarian physician (born in 1818)
August 13th, 1863 (August 13 1863)DeathEugene Delacroix, French painter (born in 1798)Eugene Delacroix Quotes
August 13th, 1860 (August 13 1860)BirthAnnie Oakley, American sharpshooter (died in 1926)
August 13th, 1851 (August 13 1851)BirthFelix Adler, German-born educator (died in 1933)
August 13th, 1826 (August 13 1826)DeathRene Laennec, French physician (born in 1781)
August 13th, 1823 (August 13 1823)BirthGoldwin Smith, English-born historian and journalist (died in 1910)
August 13th, 1820 (August 13 1820)BirthSir George Grove, English music historian (died in 1900)
August 13th, 1819 (August 13 1819)BirthGeorge Gabriel Stokes, Irish physicist (died in 1903)
August 13th, 1818 (August 13 1818)BirthLucy Stone, American suffragette (died in 1893)Lucy Stone Quotes
August 13th, 1814 (August 13 1814)EventThe Convention of London, a treaty between the United Kingdom and the United Provinces, is signed in London.
August 13th, 1814 (August 13 1814)BirthAnders Jonas Angstrom, Swedish physicist (died in 1874)
August 13th, 1803 (August 13 1803)BirthVladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher and writer (died in 1869) Philo Quotes
August 13th, 1792 (August 13 1792)BirthAdelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Queen consort of William IV of the United Kingdom (died in 1849)William King Quotes
August 13th, 1790 (August 13 1790)BirthWilliam Wentworth, Australian explorer and politician (died in 1872)
August 13th, 1764 (August 13 1764)BirthLouis Baraguey d Hilliers, French general (died in 1816)
August 13th, 1755 (August 13 1755)DeathFrancesco Durante, Italian composer (born in 1684)
August 13th, 1752 (August 13 1752)BirthMarie Caroline of Austria, queen of the Two Sicilies (died in 1814)
August 13th, 1749 (August 13 1749)DeathJohann Elias Schlegel, German critic and poet (born in 1719)
August 13th, 1744 (August 13 1744)DeathJohn Cruger, Dutch-born Mayor of New York (born in 1678)
August 13th, 1721 (August 13 1721)DeathJacques Lelong, French bibliographer (born in 1665)
August 13th, 1717 (August 13 1717)BirthLouis Francois I, Prince of Conti, French military leader (died in 1776)
August 13th, 1704 (August 13 1704)EventWar of the Spanish Succession: Battle of BlenheimEnglish and Austrians victorious over French and Bavarians.
August 13th, 1700 (August 13 1700)BirthHeinrich, count von Bruhl, German statesman (died in 1763)
August 13th, 1686 (August 13 1686)DeathLouis Maimbourg, French-born historian (born in 1610)
August 13th, 1667 (August 13 1667)DeathJeremy Taylor, Irish author and bishop (born in 1613)Jeremy Taylor Quotes
August 13th, 1666 (August 13 1666)BirthWilliam Wotton, English scholar (died in 1727)
August 13th, 1662 (August 13 1662)BirthCharles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (died in 1748)
August 13th, 1625 (August 13 1625)BirthRasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (died in 1698)
August 13th, 1617 (August 13 1617)DeathJohann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (born in 1540)
August 13th, 1584 (August 13 1584)BirthTheophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (died in 1640)
August 13th, 1553 (August 13 1553)EventMichael Servetus arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic.John Calvin Quotes
August 13th, 1536 (August 13 1536)EventBuddhist monks from Kyoto s Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout Kyoto in the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance. (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1536).
August 13th, 1523 (August 13 1523)DeathGerard David, Flemish painter
August 13th, 1521 (August 13 1521)EventTenochtitlan (present day Mexico City) falls to conquistador Hernan Cortes.
August 13th, 1516 (August 13 1516)EventTreaty of Noyon between France and Spain signedied in In it, Francis recognises Charles s claim to Naples, and Charles recognises Francis s claim to Milan.
August 13th, 1415 (August 13 1415)EventHundred Years War: Henry V of England lands at Chef-en-Caux, France with 8000 men.
August 13th, 1382 (August 13 1382)DeathEleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (born in 1358)
August 13th, 1326 (August 13 1326)EventAradia de Toscano, according to legend/folklore, is initiated into a Dianic witchcraft cult, subsequently founds the tradition of Stregheria later known as the Malandanti.
August 13th, 1315 (August 13 1315)EventLouis X of France marries Clemence d Anjou.
August 13th, 1313 (August 13 1313)BirthAradia de Toscano, Italian insurrectionist, teacher, and witch
August 13th, 1311 (August 13 1311)BirthKing Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (died in 1350)
August 13th, 1134 (August 13 1134)DeathPiroska of Hungary, Empress consort of John II Comnenus
August 13th, 0900 (August 13 0900)DeathZwentibold, last King of Lotharingia (born in 870)
August 13th, 0586 (August 13 0586)DeathRadegund, wife of Clotaire I
August 13th, 0582 (August 13 0582)BirthArnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (died in 640)

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