On This Day

On This Day in History for August 13 (Part 2)

Events in History

  • 2015 76 people are killed & 212 are wounded by an ISIL truck bomb in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2017 More than 60 children reported to have died at Gorakhpur Hospital, India, prompting an investigation
  • 2017 Gunmen kill at least 18 at a cafe in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Islamic extremists blamed

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2017 Grace Mugabe, wife of the President of Zimbabwe, accused of assault in Johannesburg, South Africa

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean President
Robert Mugabe
  • 2019 Measles cases have tripled worldwide in 2019 according to WHO with 364,808 reported against vs 129,239 in 2018
  • 2020 Israel strikes historic deal with the United Arab Emirates to normalize relations, Israel suspends plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank
  • 2020 New details about enormous "Terror Crocodile" (Deinosuchus), the size of a bus, with teeth as big as bananas, that lived during late Cretaceous period (75-84 million years ago) in North America published [1]

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Deaths in History