On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada founds the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Hare Krishna movement) in New York City
  • Richard Speck murders 8 nurses in Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Levert, American singer (d. 2006)
  • Myong Hui Choe, North Korea, gymnast (Olympic-1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, dies at 82