- 1985 "Live Aid" concerts held at both Wembley Stadium (London) and John F. Kennedy Stadium (Philadelphia) raises over $70 million for African famine relief
- 1930 1st-ever football World Cup competition begins in Uruguay
Horace Greeley, founder and editor of the "New-York Tribune" reputedly advises his readers to "Go west young man"
On July 13, 1865
Dean of St. Paul's London, Alexander Nowell perfects a way to bottle beer
On July 13, 1568