On This Day

July 13, 1970 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Building begins of Amsterdam metro
  • The annual 'Twelfth' parades passes off without serious incident in Northern Ireland

Deaths in History


Person of interestLeslie Groves

Leslie Groves, American army engineer who directed the Manhattan Project and construction of the Pentagon, dies of a heart attack at 73

US Army Engineer and WWII General Leslie Groves
US Army Engineer and WWII General
Leslie Groves