On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Actress Scarlett Johansson withdraws from a transgender film role after criticism of her casting

  • Chelsea FC sacks high profile manager Antonio Conte despite winning 2016-17 EPL and 2018 FA Cup, replaced by ex-Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri
  • Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay record $4.7 billion in damages in talc cancer case by jury in US state of Missouri
  • Kevin Anderson of South Africa beats American John Isner 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24 in the longest (6 hours 36 mins) semi final in Wimbledon history

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Large protests in London against US President Donald Trump featuring Trump-like baby blimp as President Trump meets Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Outline of 5,000 year-old henge discovered at New Grange, Ireland through drought and drone footage
  • Suicide bombing in Baluchistan, Pakistan, targeting election campaign event kills 128, Islamic State claims responsibility
  • US Department of Justice charges 12 Russian intelligence officers with cyber-attacks against Democratic officials during 2016 US election

Famous Deaths

  • Nancy Barbato Sinatra, first wife and life-long friend of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101