Historical Events In July - 13
Friday, 22 March 2019
1979 Corine Griffith, dies at 84 on July - 13.
1980 On July - 13 seretse Khama, 1st president of Botswana, dies
1982 On this day in history john Alexander actor, dies at 85
1982 Edith Heerdegen, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1985 On July - 13 live Aid, a rock concert in London, Phila, Moscow & Sydney
1985 On July - 13 the Live Aid concerts held to raise money for famine victims in Africa
1986 On this day in history 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
1987 On July - 13 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 this day in history.
1988 Huub Bals, Dutch film promotor, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1989 On July - 13 abdul Rahman Qassemlu, Iran Kurds leader, murdered
1990 On this day in history 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
1990 On this day in history lois Moran Young, dies of cancer at 81
1991 Cor Ria Leeman, Flemish (youth)writer, dies on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history alex Wojciechowicz, NFLer (Philadelphia Eagles), dies at 76
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 July - 13 eddie Boyd, blues vocal/pianist, dies at 79
1996 Joyce Buck, actress/interior designer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 Alexandra Danilova, ballet great, dies at 92 on July - 13.
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 July - 13.
2011 Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130 on July - 13.
2012 China's economic growth drops to 7.6%, its lowest level for three years on this day in history.
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 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 July - 13.
2017 On July - 13 "Dunkirk" film directed by Christopher Nolan with ensemble cast including Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy premieres in London, England
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 July - 13.
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 July - 13 johnson & Johnson ordered to pay record $4.7 billion in damages in talc cancer case by jury in US state of Missouri
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.