On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1854

Historical Events

  • In the Battle of Guaymas, Mexico, General Jose Maria Yanez stops the French invasion led by Count Gaston de Raousset Boulbon
  • US forces shell and burn San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua

Famous Deaths

  • José María Vargas, Venezuelan doctor, botanist and 2nd President of Venezuela (1835-36), dies at 68
1854 Highlights

About July 13, 1854

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer