August 13 holidays in 2020
Central african republic
Women's and Family Day
National Prosecco Day
National Filet Mignon Day
August 13 2019 holidays
Historical Events on August 13
The Duchy of Brittany is absorbed by the Kingdom of France.
John Calvin arrests Michael Servetus in Geneva, Switzerland and charges him with being a heretic.
Louis XIII appoints Cardinal Richelieu as Prime Minister.
English and Imperial forces defeat French and Bavarian troops during the Battle of Blenheim – a battle which took place during the War of Spanish Succession.
The Royal Navy defeats the Penobscot Expedition during the American Revolutionary War.
King Louis XVI is arrested by the French National Tribunal and declared the people’s enemy.
The Battle of Misar during the Serbian Revolution started on this day.
American and Spanish forces engage in a mock battle for Manila.
The first near-Earth asteroid, 433 Eros, is discovered by Carl Gustav Witt.
Norwegians vote to dissolve the union between them and Sweden.
The all-black soldiers of the United States Army’s 25
Infantry Regiment are accused of killing a white bartender and wounding a white police officer in Brownsville, Texas.
It’s the first production of stainless steel by Harry Brearley in the UK.
Opha May Johnson becomes the first female U.S marine as women are admitted into the United States Marine Corps for the first time.
The Apollo 11 astronauts are awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by United States President Richard Nixon.
150 Palestinians in Beirut are killed during a terrorist attack
A Category 4 hurricane, Hurricane Charley, hits Punta Gorda, Florida causing widespread devastation.
Famous Birthdays on August 13
American singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg is born in
American singer-songwriter Dave Carter is born in
German philosopher and academic Thomas Pogge is born in
American baseball player Tom Niedenfuer is born in
Canadian race car driver Patrick Carpentier is born in
American actor David Monahan is born in
American baseball player Adam Housley is born in
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