Saturday July 13, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

July 13: Day of the Week

July 13, 2024 is the 195th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 171 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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

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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.

July 13 Historical Event(s)

1174
William I of Scotland, a key rebel in the Revolt of 1173–1174, is captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Henry II of England.
1794
The Battle of the Vosges is fought between French forces and those of Prussia and Austria.
1830
The General Assembly’s Institution, now the Scottish Church College, one of the pioneering institutions that ushered the Bengal Renaissance, is founded by Alexander Duff and Raja Ram Mohan Roy, in Calcutta, India.
1863
New 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.
1905
The verdict in the six-month long Smarthavicharam trial of Kuriyedath Thathri is pronounced, leading to the excommunication of 65 men of various castes.
1919
The British airship R34 lands in Norfolk, England, completing the first airship return journey across the Atlantic in 182 hours of flight.
1973
Alexander Butterfield reveals the existence of the “Nixon tapes” to the special Senate committee investigating the Watergate break in.
1977
New York City, amidst a period of financial and social turmoil experiences a blackout lasting nearly 24 hours that leads to widespread fires and looting.
1985
Vice President George H.W. Bush becomes the Acting President for the day when President Ronald Reagan undergoes surgery to remove polyps from his colon.
2011
Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130.

Who were born on July 13?

1821
Nathan Bedford Forrest, American Confederate cavalry officer (d. 1877)
1910
Loren Pope, American writer (d. 2008)
1921
Git Gay, Swedish actress and singer (d. 2007)
1944
Ernő Rubik, Hungarian inventor
1951
Rob Bishop, American politician
1953
Mila Mulroney, Yugoslavian-born former First Lady of Canada
1963
Spud Webb, American basketball player
1969
Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Georgian-born Greek weightlifter
1969
Oleg Serebrian, Moldovan politician and political scientist
1982
Yadier Molina, Puerto Rican baseball player

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