What Happened on August 13, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Britain diverts illegal emmigrants bound for Palestine to Cyprus

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Janet Yellen, American economist (Chair of US Federal Reserve), born in Brooklyn,New York

15th Chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen
15th Chair of the Federal Reserve
Janet Yellen

Famous Deaths


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H. G. Wells, English sci-fi author (The War of the Worlds, Time Machine), dies at 79

Author H. G. Wells
Author
H. G. Wells
  • Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer, dies at 33