13 August

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The August 13 is the 225th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 226th in leap years ), thus remain 140 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1806: The Cape Colony
Andreas Hofer
1849: Surrender of the Hungarian army
1937: House fighting in Shanghai
1961: Construction of the Berlin Wall
1999: The Japanese flag
  • 1999 : The sun disk flag, in use since 1868 , is formally introduced as the national flag of Japan .

economy

science and technology

1939: Vickers Warwick

Culture

society

religion

Disasters

2002: Schlottwitz, flood of the Müglitz

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

nature and environment

1878: Fishmarket in the Luray Caverns
  • 1878 : The Luray Caverns are discovered by chance in northwest Virginia . The three discoverers initially conceal the discovery of the cave system and purchase the land cheaply in an ongoing foreclosure auction. Your purchase will later be canceled once the true value is discovered.

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century

1801-1850

1851-1875

1876-1900

20th century

1901-1925

Johannes Prassek (* 1911)
Frederick Sanger (born 1918)

1926-1950

Fidel Castro (* 1926)

1951-1975

Carla Bodendorf (* 1953)
Phil Taylor (* 1960)
Midori Itō (* 1969)
Moritz Bleibtreu (* 1971)

1976-2000

Died

Before the 16th century

Filippo Maria Visconti († 1447)

16th to 18th century

19th century

20th century

1901-1925

1926-1950

1951-1975

1976-2000

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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