Historical Events In July - 13
Saturday, 15 June 2019
1979 On this day in history corine Griffith, dies at 84
1980 Seretse Khama, 1st president of Botswana, dies on July - 13.
1982 On July - 13 john Alexander actor, dies at 85
1982 Edith Heerdegen, dies at 69 on July - 13.
1985 Live Aid, a rock concert in London, Phila, Moscow & Sydney on this day in history.
1985 The Live Aid concerts held to raise money for famine victims in Africa on this day in history.
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 July - 13.
1987 On this day in history federal judge throws out Bette Midler's $10 million suit against Ford Motor Co, who used a sound alike voice for their TV commercials
1987 Patience Collier, dies on July - 13.
1988 On July - 13 huub Bals, Dutch film promotor, dies at 51
1989 On July - 13 abdul Rahman Qassemlu, Iran Kurds leader, murdered
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 On this day in history lois Moran Young, dies of cancer at 81
1991 On this day in history cor Ria Leeman, Flemish (youth)writer, dies
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 this day in history.
1994 On this day in history eddie Boyd, blues vocal/pianist, dies at 79
1996 On this day in history joyce Buck, actress/interior designer, dies at 71
1997 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 on July - 13.
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 this day in history.
2007 The 15th Pan Am Games opens in Rio de Janeiro on this day in history.
2011 Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130 on this day in history.
2012 On July - 13 china's economic growth drops to 7.6%, its lowest level for three years
2013 On this day in history 18 people are killed and 40 are injured after a gravel truck collides with a bus in Podolsk, Russia
2014 On this day in history germany defeats Argentina 1-0 in extra time to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final
2017 On this day in history uS President Donald Trump arrives in Paris for a 2-day visit with French President Emmanuel Macron
2017 "Dunkirk" film directed by Christopher Nolan with ensemble cast including Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy premieres in London, England on July - 13.
2018 Chelsea FC sacks high profile manager Antonio Conte despite winning 2016-17 EPL and 2018 FA Cup, replaced by ex-Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri on this day in history.
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 Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay record $4.7 billion in damages in talc cancer case by jury in US state of Missouri on July - 13.
2018 On this day in history uS Department of Justice charges 12 Russian intelligence officers with cyber-attacks against Democratic officials during 2016 US election
2018 Outline of 5,000 year-old henge discovered at New Grange, Ireland through drought and drone footage on this day in history.