Historical Events In July - 13
Thursday, 02 April 2020
1979 On this day in history corine Griffith, dies at 84
1980 Seretse Khama, 1st president of Botswana, dies on this day in history.
1982 On July - 13 john Alexander actor, dies at 85
1982 On July - 13 edith Heerdegen, dies at 69
1985 Live Aid, a rock concert in London, Phila, Moscow & Sydney on this day in history.
1985 On July - 13 the Live Aid concerts held to raise money for famine victims in Africa
1986 On the California - Mexico Border Region a 5.8 quake injured 29 people injured, one critically and at least 50 buildings damaged in the Newport Beach-San Diego area on this day in history.
1987 Federal judge throws out Bette Midler's $10 million suit against Ford Motor Co, who used a sound alike voice for their TV commercials on July - 13.
1987 On this day in history patience Collier, dies
1988 On this day in history huub Bals, Dutch film promotor, dies at 51
1989 Abdul Rahman Qassemlu, Iran Kurds leader, murdered on this day in history.
1990 In the Hindu Kush Region a 7.8 earthquake killed at least 43 mountain climbers on Pik Lenina, USSR by an avalanche which was triggered by the earthquake on July - 13.
1990 Lois Moran Young, dies of cancer at 81 on this day in history.
1991 Cor Ria Leeman, Flemish (youth)writer, dies on July - 13.
1992 Alex Wojciechowicz, NFLer (Philadelphia Eagles), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history germans hold farewell ceremony for Canadian troops after 42 years of NATO service.
1993 Davey Allisson, race car drive, dies in a plane crash at 32 on July - 13.
1994 Eddie Boyd, blues vocal/pianist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history joyce Buck, actress/interior designer, dies at 71
1997 On this day in history a 12-year-old Canberra girl is killed by a chunk of flying metal when the implosion to level the old Royal Canberra Hospital goes wrong.
1997 On July - 13 alexandra Danilova, ballet great, dies at 92
2005 Three trains collide in the Ghotki rail crash in Ghotki, Pakistan, killing over 150 people on July - 13.
2007 On this day in history the 15th Pan Am Games opens in Rio de Janeiro.
2011 On this day in history mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130.
2012 China's economic growth drops to 7.6%, its lowest level for three years on July - 13.
2013 18 people are killed and 40 are injured after a gravel truck collides with a bus in Podolsk, Russia on this day in history.
2014 Germany defeats Argentina 1-0 in extra time to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final on July - 13.
2017 US President Donald Trump arrives in Paris for a 2-day visit with French President Emmanuel Macron on this day in history.
2017 "Dunkirk" film directed by Christopher Nolan with ensemble cast including Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy premieres in London, England on July - 13.
2018 On July - 13 chelsea FC sacks high profile manager Antonio Conte despite winning 2016-17 EPL and 2018 FA Cup, replaced by ex-Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri
2018 On July - 13 kevin Anderson of South Africa beats American John Isner 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24 in the longest (6 hours 36 mins) semi final in Wimbledon history
2018 On this day in history johnson & Johnson ordered to pay record $4.7 billion in damages in talc cancer case by jury in US state of Missouri
2018 US Department of Justice charges 12 Russian intelligence officers with cyber-attacks against Democratic officials during 2016 US election on July - 13.
2018 On July - 13 outline of 5,000 year-old henge discovered at New Grange, Ireland through drought and drone footage