July 13: Day of the Week
July 13, 2020 is the 195th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 171 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 13 Historical Event(s)
- 1174William I of Scotland, a key rebel in the Revolt of 1173–1174, is captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Henry II of England.
- 1794The Battle of the Vosges is fought between French forces and those of Prussia and Austria.
- 1863New York Draft Riots: in New York City, opponents of conscription begin three days of rioting which will be later regarded as the worst in United States history.
- 1878Treaty of Berlin: the European powers redraw the map of the Balkans. Serbia, Montenegro and Romania become completely independent of the Ottoman empire.
- 1905The verdict in the six-month long Smarthavicharam trial of Kuriyedath Thathri is pronounced, leading to the excommunication of 65 men of various castes.
- 1941World War II: Montenegrins begin a popular uprising against the Axis Powers (Trinaestojulski ustanak), the first in Axis-controlled countries.
- 1985The Live Aid benefit concert takes place in London and Philadelphia, as well as other venues such as Sydney and Moscow.
- 2003French DGSE personnel abort an operation to rescue Ingrid Betancourt from FARC rebels in Colombia, causing a political scandal when details are leaked to the press.
- 2008War in Afghanistan: Taliban guerrillas attack NATO troops near the village of Wanat in the Waygal district in Afghanistan’s far eastern province of Nuristan.
- 2011Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130.
Who were born on July 13?
- 1770Alexander Balashov, Russian general (d. 1837)
- 1898Julius Schreck, German Nazi party official (d. 1936)
- 1942Harrison Ford, American actor
- 1948Tony Kornheiser, American sports journalist
- 1954Louise Mandrell, American country music singer
- 1963Neal Foulds, English snooker player
- 1968Robert Gant, American actor
- 1975Danni Boatwright, American model, sportscaster, and reality show contestant
- 1983Kristof Beyens, Belgian sprinter
- 1990Matt Weinberg, American actor
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