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July 13th is the 194th day of the year (195th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 171 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about July 13th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on July 13th
100 BC Julius Caesar (Roman general, leader)
1821 Nathan Bedford Forrest (Confederate General,
1940 Patrick Stewart (actor)
1942 Harrison Ford (actor)
1944 Ernõ Rubik (inventor of puzzles)
1959 Eben Moglen (law professor, founder of the Software Freedom Law Center)
1960 Ian Hislop (journalist, satirist, comedian, writer, broadcaster, editor of Private Eye magazine)
1979 Craig Bellamy (soccer player)
July 13th in History
1787 US Congress passes the Northwest Ordinance regarding the Northwest Territory. It creates rules for the admission of new states as well as limiting the expansion of slavery.
1863 The worst riots in US history breakout in New York City over the draft.
1878 The Berlin grants full independence (from the Ottoman Empire) to Romania, Serbia, and Montenegro.
1923 The Hollywood sign is dedicated.
1955 Ruth Ellis is the last woman to be hanged in the UK.
1977 A power-cut blacks out New York City. Widespread looting and vandalism occur.
1977 Somalia declares war on Ethiopia.
1985 "Live Aid" pop concert held in London and Philadelphia to raise money for the starving in Africa.
1985 US Vice President George Herbert Walker Bush becomes acting President for the day when Ronald Reagan undergoes surgery.
July 13th is also
Third day of Naadam Holiday (Mongolia)
Feast of Kalmiat (Bahai faith)
First day of Bon Festival (East Japan)
People born on July 13th are Cancer
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