On This Day

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

Events in History

  • 2012 China's economic growth drops to 7.6%, its lowest level for three years
  • 2012 19-30 people are killed after a train collides with a truck in Malelane, South Africa
  • 2013 #BlackLivesMatter created in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman on trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin
  • 2013 18 people are killed and 40 are injured after a gravel truck collides with a bus in Podolsk, Russia
  • 2013 Ten people are killed after a bus crash in Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • 2015 Greek Credit Crisis: Eurozone agrees conditional deal to lend €86bn over 3 years if Greece passes reforms.
  • 2015 Sandra Bland is found dead in Waller County jail, Texas after spending weekend in jail after a traffic offence. Her family disputes her supposed suicide

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2016 Theresa May is elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom by Conservative Party MPs

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 US President Donald Trump arrives in Paris for a 2-day visit with French President Emmanuel Macron

President of France Emmanuel Macron
President of France
Emmanuel Macron
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2018 Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay record $4.7 billion in damages in talc cancer case by jury in US state of Missouri
  • 2018 US Department of Justice charges 12 Russian intelligence officers with cyber-attacks against Democratic officials during 2016 US election
  • 2018 Outline of 5,000 year-old henge discovered at New Grange, Ireland through drought and drone footage
  • 2018 Suicide bombing in Baluchistan, Pakistan, targeting election campaign event kills 128, Islamic State claims responsibility

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 Large protests in London against US President Donald Trump featuring Trump-like baby blimp as President Trump meets Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History