What Happened on July 13, 2018

Historical Events

Film & TV History

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

Sports History

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

Historic Event

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

  • 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
2018 Highlights

About July 13, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nice For What - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: 3 Lions - Baddiel/Skinner/Lightning Seeds