July 13: Day of the Week
July 13, 2019 is the 194th day of the year 2019 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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1558Battle of Gravelines: in France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul de Thermes at Gravelines.
- 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.
- 1923The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles. It originally reads “Hollywoodland ” but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.
- 1962In an unprecedented action, British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan dismisses seven members of his Cabinet, marking the effective end of the National Liberals as a distinct force within British politics.
- 1973Alexander Butterfield reveals the existence of the “Nixon tapes” to the special Senate committee investigating the Watergate break in.
- 1985The Live Aid benefit concert takes place in London and Philadelphia, as well as other venues such as Sydney and Moscow.
- 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.
- 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.
Who were born on July 13?
- 1894Isaac Babel, Soviet writer (d. 1940)
- 1932Hubert Reeves, Canadian astrophysicist
- 1936Albert Ayler, American jazz saxophonist and singer (d. 1970)
- 1941Robert Forster, American actor
- 1957Cameron Crowe, American film director
- 1957Thierry Boutsen, Belgian racing driver
- 1969Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Georgian-born Greek weightlifter
- 1970Barry Pinches, English snooker player
- 1975Danni Boatwright, American model, sportscaster, and reality show contestant
- 1981Ágnes Kovács, Hungarian swimmer
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