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.
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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)
- 1643English Civil War: Battle of Roundway Down – In England, Henry Wilmot, 1st Earl of Rochester, commanding the Royalist forces, heavily defeats the Parliamentarian forces led by Sir William Waller.
- 1793Journalist and French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat is assassinated in his bathtub by Charlotte Corday, a member of the opposing political faction.
- 1814The Carabinieri, the national gendarmerie of Italy, is established.
- 1854In the Battle of Guaymas, Mexico, General Jose Maria Yanez stops the French invasion led by Count Gaston de Raousset-Boulbon.
- 1905The verdict in the six-month long Smarthavicharam trial of Kuriyedath Thathri is pronounced, leading to the excommunication of 65 men of various castes.
- 1919The British airship R34 lands in Norfolk, England, completing the first airship return journey across the Atlantic in 182 hours of flight.
- 1941World War II: Montenegrins begin a popular uprising against the Axis Powers (Trinaestojulski ustanak), the first in Axis-controlled countries.
- 1985Vice President George H.W. Bush becomes the Acting President for the day when President Ronald Reagan undergoes surgery to remove polyps from his colon.
- 1990An earthquake with its epicentre in Afghanistan results in the greatest number of fatalities in a mountaineering accident in High Asian mountains when an avalanche kills 43 climbers in Camp I on Pik Lenina (Lenin Peak).
- 2011Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130.
Who were born on July 13?
- 1579Arthur Dee, English physician (d. 1651)
- 1921Ernest Gold, Austrian composer (d. 1999)
- 1924Carlo Bergonzi, Italian tenor
- 1935Jack Kemp, American football player and politician (d. 2009)
- 1956Michael Spinks, American boxer
- 1967Benny Benassi, Italian disc jockey
- 1983Marco Pomante, Italian footballer
- 1987Tulisa Contostavlos, British singer (N-Dubz)
- 1988Steven R. McQueen, American actor
- 1990Eduardo Salvio, Argentine footballer
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