August 13 holidays in 2019

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Left-Handers Day
- Weird
Eid-al-Adha holiday
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Eid al-Adha
Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Defence Forces Day
Zimbabwe Public Holiday
Id el Kabir additional holiday
Nigeria Public Holiday
Feast of the Sacrifice Day 2
Egypt National Holiday
Women's and Family Day
Tunisia Observance
Eid al-Adha holiday
Morocco Bank Holiday
Independence Day
Central african republic Public Holiday
Id-ul-Adha Day 2
Philippines Common Local Holidays

Historical Events on August 13

  • 1532: The Duchy of Brittany is absorbed by the Kingdom of France.
  • 1553: John Calvin arrests Michael Servetus in Geneva, Switzerland and charges him with being a heretic.
  • 1624: Louis XIII appoints Cardinal Richelieu as Prime Minister.
  • 1704: 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.
  • 1779: The Royal Navy defeats the Penobscot Expedition during the American Revolutionary War.
  • 1792: King Louis XVI is arrested by the French National Tribunal and declared the people’s enemy.
  • 1806: The Battle of Misar during the Serbian Revolution started on this day.
  • 1898: American and Spanish forces engage in a mock battle for Manila.
  • 1898: The first near-Earth asteroid, 433 Eros, is discovered by Carl Gustav Witt.
  • 1905: Norwegians vote to dissolve the union between them and Sweden.
  • 1906: The all-black soldiers of the United States Army’s 25th Infantry Regiment are accused of killing a white bartender and wounding a white police officer in Brownsville, Texas.
  • 1913: It’s the first production of stainless steel by Harry Brearley in the UK.
  • 1918: Opha May Johnson becomes the first female U.S marine as women are admitted into the United States Marine Corps for the first time.
  • 1969: The Apollo 11 astronauts are awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by United States President Richard Nixon.
  • 1978: 150 Palestinians in Beirut are killed during a terrorist attack
  • 2004: 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 1951.
  • American singer-songwriter Dave Carter is born in 1952.
  • German philosopher and academic Thomas Pogge is born in 1953.
  • American baseball player Tom Niedenfuer is born in 1959.
  • Canadian race car driver Patrick Carpentier is born in 1971.
  • American actor David Monahan is born in 1971.
  • American baseball player Adam Housley is born in 1971.

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