On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 76 people are killed & 212 are wounded by an ISIL truck bomb in Baghdad, Iraq

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Swedish Prosecutors announce they are dropping allegations against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of sexual molestation and coercion

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange
Wikileaks Founder
Julian Assange

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US Government formally returns to France Picasso's painting La Coiffeuse, stolen from Paris' National Museum of Modern Art in 2001

Painter Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Fillion, French Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 95