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Thursday August 13, 2020

August 13: Day of the Week

August 13, 2020 is the 226th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 140 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

August 2020
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 13 Historical Event(s)

  • 1553
    Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic.
  • 1704
    War of the Spanish Succession: Battle of Blenheim – English and Austrian forces are victorious over French and Bavarian troops.
  • 1918
    Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany.
  • 1960
    The Central African Republic declares independence from France.
  • 1962
    Representatives from the Russian Orthodox Church and the Holy See meet in Metz, France, and come to an agreement wherein the Russian church would send observers to the Second Vatican Council and in exchange, the Roman Catholic Church would refuse to condemn Communism.
  • 1977
    Members of the British National Front (NF) clash with anti-NF demonstrators in Lewisham, London, resulting in 214 arrests and at least 111 injuries.
  • 1978
    150 Palestinians in Beirut are killed in a terrorist attack during the second phase of the Lebanese Civil War.
  • 2004
    156 Congolese Tutsi refugees are massacred at the Gatumba refugee camp in Burundi.
  • 2004
    Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm, strikes Punta Gorda, Florida and devastates the surrounding area.
  • 2008
    South Ossetian War: Russian units occupy the Georgian city of Gori.

Who were born on August 13?

  • 1764
    Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general (d. 1816)
  • 1918
    Frederick Sanger, English chemist, two-time Nobel Laureate
  • 1947
    John Stocker, Canadian voice actor
  • 1949
    Philippe Petit, French high wire artist
  • 1961
    Dawnn Lewis, American actress
  • 1961
    Sunil Shetty, Indian actor and producer
  • 1963
    Sridevi, Indian actress
  • 1973
    Eric Medlen, American drag racer and rodeo star (d. 2007)
  • 1984
    James Morrison, British singer
  • 1984
    Niko Kranjčar, Croatian footballer

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