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July 13: This Day That Year

July 13

- 100 BC - Birthday: Julius Caesar, Roman military and political leader, born in Rome.

- 1863 - USA: New York City, opponents of conscription begin 3 days of rioting, about 120 people died.

- 1923 - The Hollywood Sign is dedicated in the Hollywood Hills, LA. It originally reads "Hollywoodland," but the four last letters were dropped after renovation in 1949.

- 1923 - The first recognized dinosaur eggs were discovered by Roy Chapman Andrews in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia.

- 1942 - Birthday: Harrison Ford, actor (Star Wars, Indiana Jones), born in Chicago, Illinois (USA).

- 1944 - Birthday: Ernő Rubik, inventor of Rubik's cube, born in Budapest, Hungary.

- 1954 - Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter dies of a pulmonary embolism (born July 6, 1907, age 47).

- 1974 - 1st one-day international cricket match played by India (v England, Headingley).

- 2014 - Brazil: Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in extra time to win 20th World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.

- 2016 - Theresa May becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (by Conservative Party MPs).

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