According to Gregory calendar, on August 13, the day number in a year is 226 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 227. August 13 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 13 August in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1521After an extended siege, the Taltani, headed by the Spanish Vijayvargiya Hernan Cortees, was captured by the army and conquered Aztecapital in Tenochtitlan.
1598Henry IV, the ruler of France, issued the eminent order of Nant. On the basis of this order, Protestant Christians were given full religious freedom.
1624The Cardinal Richelue became the Chief Minister of King Lewis XIII, and under his supervision, France's feudal political barrier turned into one with a powerful central government.
1642Dutch astronomer Christian Huygens discovered the peak of Mars' south pole.
1704The War of Spanish succession led by Duke of Marlboro led the army for an important victory in the battle of Blenhem.
1751Academy and College Philadelphia, the predecessor of the Private University of Pennsylvania as Benjamin Franklin President, opened its doors.
1779On the coast of the US Revolutionary War-War Main, the United States faced its worst naval necklace until the Pearl Harboarding Second World War attack.
1792French royals were imprisoned, including the revolutionary Marie Antoinette.
1868A major earthquake near Peru's Arika caused an estimated 25,000 sqft, and the later tsunami caused great damage as Hawaii and New Zealand.
1868Earthquakes in Peru and Ecuador killed 25,000 people and caused $ 300 million in damage.
1898After a fake battle for Spanish-American war-manila, the missing commander surrendered in the US, the missing commander, to hold the Philipino rebel hands out of the city.
1906All black foot soldiers of the 25th Infantry Regiment of the US Army were accused of killing a white bartender and injuring a whitepolis officer in Broovsville, Texas, despite that they could not provide evidence; Later dishonestly discharged.
1913Harry Braarley discovered stainless steel in Sheffield.
1913Harry Brearley of England, Sheffield invented stainless steel.
1918BMW became a public company, producing cars worldwide.
1923Steel Corp of US approved 8 hours of work.
1935About 250 people died in the explosion of a dam in the city of Nevada, near Italy.
1940Canberra Air Accident: Ten people, including three ministers of the Australian cabinet, were killed.
1942Major General Eugene Rainbold of the US Army Vahini authorized the construction of facilities to prepare the Manhattan project.
1954The entire version of Thepakistan's national anthem 'Koumy Tarana' was first aired on Radio Pakistan.
1956The bill was passed in the National Highways Lok Sabha.
1960The country called Central Africa became independent from the occupation of France. Earlier it was named Abankishari.
1966China has declared it a cultural revolution. In the great cooperative societies, workers will be allowed to work in the industry by reorganizing the current small agricultural collective.
1977The first glide of the space shuttle was tested.
1993114 people lost as the hotel collapsed in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
1994North Korea closed its nuclear plant based on an agreement with the US.
1996Belgian man Mark Dutrox was arrested for the kidnapping of 14 -year -old Latitia delhe, which revealed cases of many other victims and Belgian's eldest child.
2001International aid agencies in the Congo are demanding more assistance from the international community for the Save the Children, Oxfam and Christian aid war.
2004The 28th Olympic Games were played in Athens, Greece.
2004The opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games in Athens, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, was displayed worldwide.
2004Hurricane Charlie attacked the US State of Florida after Hurricane Charlie damaged the Tropical Storm Bonnie state.
2004The 28th Olympic Games began in Athens, Greece.
2006Tokyo faced an unknown blackout which was a few hours long on this day. Electricity failure occurred in the morning crowds and the normal flow of trade was interrupted as workers were delayed and companies could not start their days.
2007Archaeologists, using radar imagery, said that Angkor, the former capital of the Khmer Empire, was a 3,000 square kilometer area covered and was the largest preindsterial urban center with a population of 5000000.
2009The French and German economies bounce back to help the eurozone forward for economic reforms in the second quarter, indicating that the global crisis may come to a halt in Europe.
2010Canadian officials rode on MV Surya Sea and detain 492sri Lankan Tamil refugees, who criticize the International Civil Rights Group.
2010After the board was boarded by Canadian officials, MV Sunasia docked and 492 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees claimants were taken into custody.
2011A broken oil pipeline is found near the Ganenet alpha platform at a distance of 113 miles from the Aberdeen of Scotland.
2011The Czech Republic's capital Prague is his first gay gaurav march. The event was monitored by three hundred police, while thousands marched throughout the city.
2013The Israel-Pilstinian peace talks begins around the controversy over the freedom of the 26 Palestinians of Israeli settlement expansion and the killing of Israel.
2015In Baghdad, Iraq, a bomb explosion killed 76 people and injured 212 others.
201576 people were killed and 212 injured by ISIL truck bomb in Baghdad, Iraq.
2102Thousands of Tunisia, most women, protest against the Islamic -led government's target to reduce the rights of women.

Important Historical Events of 13 August in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1784Pitt's India Bill was introduced in the British Parliament for administrative reforms in India.
1784The British Parliament accepted the East India Company Act 1784, which could bring the control of the East India Company into India by the British government.
1951Hindustan Trainer 2, the first aircraft manufactured in India, took its first flight.

Important Days of 13 August National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World Organ Donation DayInternational Day
Central African Republic Independence DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 13 August 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1848Romesh Chunder Dutt / Historian / India
1945Robin Jackman / Cricketer / India
1960Apra Mehta / Actress / India
1960Ketaki Dave / Actress / India
1962Anita Raj / Actress / India
1963Sridevi / Actress / India

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