On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
After successful experiences with wireless telegraphy, Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi patents the radio.
Peanuts cartoonist Charles Schulz introduces fans of his popular comic strip to Pig-Pen, a youngster who rarely appears without a cloud of debris.
Bob Geldof starts the first Live Aid global music festival to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. The concerts raise $127 million in relief funds.
Queen Victoria packs her bags and moves into Buckingham Palace. She's the drafty, overstaffed castle's first royal resident.
Ruth Ellis is hanged at Holloway Prison for murdering her lover. She becomes the last woman in England to be executed.
Anna Chapman is stripped of her British citizenship shortly after her deportation from the United States for involvement in a Russian spy ring.
Born on This Day
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor / 1940 -English film, television and stage actor Patrick Stewart is perhaps best known for his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Born: July 13, 1940
Age: 72 years old
Birthplace: Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Occupation: Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
1957 | 55 years old
Director, Journalist, Screenwriter
1954 | 40 years old
Born: July 13, 1942
Age: 70 years old
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Occupation: Film Actor
1928 | 49 years old
1969 | 43 years old
Died on This Day
Died: July 13, 1954
Age: 47 years old
Place: Mexico City , Mexico
2003 | 95 years old
Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
2010 | 80 years old
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