On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 2021

Historical Events

  • "Unprecedented" early fire season in western US as 67 large fires and nearly 918,000 acres reported burnt by Interagency Fire Center [1]

Event of interestEvent of Interest

337 die in violent protests and looting in South Africa following the jailing of Jacob Zuma, with more than 200 shopping malls set alight [1]

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma
President of South Africa
Jacob Zuma
  • 91st MLB All Star Game, Coors Field, Denver, CO: AL beats NL, 5-2 for their eighth consecutive victory

Famous Weddings


LovePerson of Interest

British Spice Girl ("Baby") Emma Bunton (45) weds long term partner and British singer-songwriter Jade Jones (42)

Pop Star Emma Bunton
Pop Star
Emma Bunton

Famous Deaths

  • Shirley Fry, American tennis player (French Open 1951; Wimbledon, US Open 1956; Australian Open 1957; 11 x Grand Slam doubles titles; world #1 1956), dies at 94
  • Yashpal Sharma, Indian cricket batsman (37 Tests; 2 x 100s; 42 ODIs), dies from a heart attack at 66
2021 Highlights

About July 13, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 16 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer