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  1. The longest lived domestic cat was named Creme Puff. She lived from August 3, 1967 to August 6, 2005, a span of 38 years and 3 days. This is well over double the normal life span for domestic cats, which is typically around 12-14 years for males and 13-15 years for females.

  2. On August 13, 1966, in response to John Lennon's "More popular than Jesus" comment, a radio station in Texas held a burning of Beatles merchandise. The next day, the broadcast tower was struck by lightning, damaging much of their equipment and sending the news director to the hospital.

  3. On June 13, 1936 a photograph was taken showing a lone German named August Landmesser giving a crossed-arm stance during Hitler’s christening of a new German navy vessel. The act of defiance stands out amid the throng of Nazi salutes.

  4. Curtis Mayfield was paralyzed from the neck down after lighting equipment fell on him during a live performance at Wingate Field in New York, on August 13, 1990. Despite this, he continued his career as a recording artist, releasing his final album New World Order in 1997.

  5. There are two types of cicadas: annual and periodical. Annual cicadas can be seen every year or every second year from July to August. Periodical cicadas can be seen every 13 to 17 years during the May and early June.

  6. On February 12, 1831 during a solar eclipse the sky went dark and Nat Turner believed God was sending him a sign to plan for the uprising. On August 13 the same year Mount St. Helens erupted and cast a hazy light that Nat believed to be another sign to continue with the rebellion.

  7. About the Neuhammer accident, a widely unknown mass crash of german Stuka bombers 80 years ago. In August 1939, only about two weeks before the beginning of WWII, 13 Junkers Ju-87 dive bombers crashed into the ground during a dive-bombing demonstration on a training area near Neuhammer.

  8. Before August 13, 1999, there was no official flag or anthem for Japan

  9. The Democratic Party of China, or DPC, convened its first Congress on August 13, 2006, in the Sheraton Hotel of Flushing, Queens, New York. A total of 111 delegates from all the provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions of China attended the Congress.

  10. The Lakenheath-Bentwaters incident, a series of radar and visual contacts with UFOs by RAF and the USAF personnel the night of August 13, 1956.

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A teen oriented version of Men's Health magazine targeted for 13 to 18 year olds lasted only a year between August 2000 and November 2001

The Roseburg Blast. On August 7, 1959, a truck filled with 13000 lbs of fertilizer exploded killing 13.

GPS dates use a 10-bit field week number starting from January 6, 1980, accommodating 1,024 weeks (~19.6 years). It rolled over on August 21, 1999. Modernized GPS navigation messages use a 13-bit field, accommodating 8,192 weeks (157 years), thus lasting until 2137.

13,000 FAA Air Traffic Controllers Went On Strike in August 1981: 11,700 Were Subsequently Fired By Reagan.

The first plastic car was made by Henry Ford's auto company in Dearborn, Michigan, through the work of scientist/botanist George Washington Carver and was introduced to public view on August 13, 1941

An asteroid in Solar-Orbit named 2006 RH120 orbited the earth for 13 months during September 2006 to June 2007, becoming another moon of earth. Its next approach is in August 2028

On 15 August 1939 during a demonstration flight to Nazi generals, a formation of 13 Ju-87 dive bombers ploughed into the ground en masse, whilst diving through lower-than-expected cloud cover (!).

While this August 21 2017 total solar eclipse is the first to visit the USA since the nation's founding, the prior to visit the future USA exclusively was on June 13, 1257!!

Tupac mocked Prodigy of Mobb Deep about his sickle cell anemia without any prior beef or reason. P spitted "Clocks tick your days are numbered in low digits" in response disstrack Drop A Gem On Em on 25th august. Pac died at september 13, 19 days later, 2-digit number later.

On this date in the 2008 election cycle (August 19, 2007), the Democrats had their ninth presidential debate. The first Democratic presidential debate of this election cycle is scheduled for October 13, 2015. By that date in 2007, there had already been 13 debates.

Simeon North (July 13, 1765 – August 25, 1852) was a Middletown, Connecticut, gun manufacturer, who developed one of America's first milling machines (possibly the very first) in 1818 and played an important role in the development of interchangeable parts manufacturing.

On August 13, 2004, serial rapist and murderer Akku Yadav was lynched by 200 women. He was stabbed over 70 times, had stones and chili powder thrown at his face and had his genitals cut. When the police went to arrest the women, all 200 of them claimed responsibility.

On August 13, 2004, serial rapist and murderer Akku Yadav was lynched by 200 women. He was stabbed 70 times, had stones and chili powder thrown at his face, and had his genitals cut. When the police went to arrest the women, all 200 women claimed responsibility.

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When the surrender of Japan was announced on 14 August 1945, celebrations in San Francisco turned into three days of rioting that resulted in 13 deaths, six reported rapes and 1059 people injured. Nobody was ever charged, military and civil officials did their best to cover up the riots.

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Cameron Thor (Dodson from Jurrasic Park) was found guilty of "performing a lewd act on a child" in August 2015 after being accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13 year old girl who sought acting lessons from him.

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Due to the planetary 2018 dust storm on Mars, Opportunity ceased communications and entered hibernation on June 12, 2018. On February 13, 2019, NASA declared that the Opportunity mission was complete, after the spacecraft had failed to respond to over 1,000 signals sent since August 2018.

Due to the planetary 2018 dust storm on Mars, Opportunity ceased communications and entered hibernation on June 12, 2018. On February 13, 2019, NASA declared that the Opportunity mission was complete, after the spacecraft had failed to respond to over 1,000 signals sent since August 2018.

The first plastic car was made by Henry Ford's auto company in Dearborn, Michigan, through the work of scientist/botanist George Washington Carver and was introduced to public view on August 13, 1941

KTB Menon, the mysterious man who saved 1,70,000 Indians during Iraq-Kuwait war in August 13, 1990 to October 20, 1990. He was a Nair businessman and from 1970-2000 one of the 5 richest men in the world.