On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 19-30 people are killed after a train collides with a truck in Malelane, South Africa
  • China's economic growth drops to 7.6%, its lowest level for three years
  • Financially troubled Scottish football club, Rangers, is voted into the third division

Famous Deaths

  • Jerzy Kulej, Polish light welterweight boxer and politician, dies from a heart attack at 71
  • Richard Darryl Zanuck, American Academy Award winning film producer, dies from a heart attack at 77