On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 4-5 million French go on strike against economizations

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Dwight Eisenhower establishes Government Contract Compliance Committee

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristalina Georgieva, Bulgarian economist, Head of the IMF (2019-), born in Sofia, Bulgaria

Famous Deaths

  • Dmitri Arakishvili, composer, dies at 80