August 13, 1946 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Britain diverts illegal emmigrants bound for Palestine to Cyprus

Birthdays in History


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Janet Yellen, American economist (Chair of US Federal Reserve 2014-), born in Brooklyn, New York

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

Deaths in History


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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