What Happened on August 13, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American swimmer Michael Phelps ends his career at Rio Olympics winning 4x100 medley relay, his 23rd Gold medal, as world's most decorated Olympian

Famous Deaths

  • Kenny Baker, English actor (R2D2-Star Wars), dies at 81
  • Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian Hindu spiritual leader (BAPS), dies at 94