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August 13 is designated International lefthanders Day by lefthanders International.

It was first observed on the 13th of August, in the year 1976.



Organ Donation Day in India is celebrated on 13th of August every year by the people, government organizations and other related professions in order to motivate normal human beings to donate the organs as well as to understand the value of organ donation in the life of an individual.



O P Munjal, Founder of Hero Cycles

The founder of Hero Cycle and a leading industrialist Om Prakash Munjal (26 August 1928 - 13 August 2015) was born in Kamalia, Punjab (then British India). He was 87.



Sridevi Kapoor (born Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan (13 August 1963 – 24 February 2018) was an Indian film actress and producer who has starred in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada films.



Somnath Chatterjee : Former Lok Sabha Speaker

Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee (25 July 1929 - 13 August 2018 ) passed away on August 13, 2018 morning after suffering a heart attack at a hospital in Kolkata, West Bengal.



Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (13 August 1926 - 25 November 2016), commonly known as Fidel Castro, is a Cuban politician and revolutionary

He governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008.



Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946)—known as H. G. Wells, was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games.

Wells is now best remembered for his science fiction novels, and is called the ‘father of science fiction‘, along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback.



Mother of Modern Nurshing.

Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910) was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.

She came to prominence while serving as a manager of nurses trained by her during the Crimean War, where she organised the tending to wounded soldiers.



Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer.

He pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres.



Frederick Sanger OM CH CBE FAA (13 August 1918 – 19 November 2013) was a British biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry twice.



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