July 13

This Day in History

1985

Live Aid concert

On July 13, 1985, at Wembley Stadium in London, Prince Charles and Princess Diana help inaugurate Live Aid, a worldwide rock concert organized to raise money for the relief of famine-stricken … (more...)

1793

Marat Is Assassinated In His Tub

The French Revolution was a time of radical social and political change that lasted from 1789 to 1799, resulting in the collapse of France's absolute monarchy and an attack on traditional … (more...)

678

Aisha, Wife of the Prophet Muhammad, Dies

On this day in 678, Aisha bint Abu Bakr, wife of the Prophet Muhammad, died. Called "Mother of the Believers" by Muslims, Aisha is one of the most important figures in Sunni Islamic history. … (more...)