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Total Eclipse of the Moon 1859 August 13
http://astro.ukho.gov.uk/eclipse/1511859/L1859Aug13.pdf

Total Solar Eclipse of 1151 August 13
http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEsearch/SEsearchmap.php?Ecl=11510813



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The Nisshoki flag was promulgated and became effective on August 13, 1999.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Japan

In Roman mythology, Diana, the goddess of the hunt and moon, was worshipped at a festival on August 13.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44411303/festival-of-diana/



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On August 13, 1831, an atmospheric disturbance made the sun appear bluish-green.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44411253/nathaniel-nat-turner-1800-1831/

Ayles Ice Shelf calved entirely on August 13, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellesmere_Island#Glaciers_and_ice_caps

The 1868 Arica earthquake was a magnitude 8.5 - 9.0 earthquake that occurred on August 13, 1868, near Arica
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1868_Arica_earthquake



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The Discoverer 5 spy satellite was launched on the 13th August 1959
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1959-005A

The Meteoroid Technology Satellite was launched on the 13th August 1972
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1972-061A

Soyuz TM-28 was launched on the 13th August 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuz_TM-28

Worldview-3 was launched on August 13, 2014
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WorldView-3



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John Logie Baird (1888-1946) was a Scottish engineer and inventor of the world's first practical television system
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Logie_Baird

Annie Oakley (August 13, 1860 - November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Oakley

Detlev Wulf Bronk (August 13, 1897 - November 17, 1975) was a prominent American scientist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detlev_Bronk

Sir George Gabriel Stokes (13 August 1819 - 1 February 1903), was a mathematician and physicist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gabriel_Stokes

Rasmus Bartholin (Latinised Erasmus Bartholinus; 13 August 1625, Roskilde - 4 November 1698, Kopenhagen) was a Danish scientist and physician. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rasmus_Bartholin

Anders Jonas Angström (13 August 1814 - 21 June 1874) was a Swedish physicist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anders_Angstrom

Paul Kalas (born August 13, 1967) is a Greek American astronomer 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Kalas

Herbert Hall Turner (13 August 1861, Leeds - 20 August 1930, Stockholm) was a British astronomer and seismologist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Hall_Turner

William M. Kearons (1878 - August 13, 1948) was an American amateur astronomer 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kearons_(crater)

Arthur Dodd Code (August 13, 1923 - March 11, 2009) was an astronomer who designed orbiting observatories
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Code

Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (13 August 1822 - 14 June 1875) was a German astronomer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Louis_d%27Arrest



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District 9 is a 2009 South African science fiction thriller film directed by Neill Blomkamp.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58304053/district-9/

The first SETIcon took place on 13-15 August 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SETIcon



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NGC 503 was discovered by German astronomer Heinrich Louis d'Arrest on the 13th August 1863.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58304119/ngc-503/

NGC 3759 was discovered by German astronomer Heinrich Louis d'Arrest on the 13th August 1866.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58350812/ngc-3759/

NGC 6286 was discovered by American astronomer Lewis A. Swift on the 13th August 1885.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58304118/ngc-6286/

NGC 6773 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 13th August 1830.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58304116/ngc-6773/

NGC 7688 was discovered by German-American astronomer C. H. F. Peters on the 13th August 1865.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58304113/ngc-7688/

Hanny's Voorwerp was discovered on 13 August 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanny%27s_Voorwerp



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Hanny's Voorwerp was discovered on 13 August 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanny%27s_Voorwerp

GRB 020813 was a gamma-ray burst (GRB) that was detected on 13 August 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GRB_020813#Supernova_relation

Trinculo a retrograde irregular satellite of Uranus was discovered on 13 August 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinculo_(moon)

Christiaan Huygens discovered Mars' South Polar Cap on 13th August 1642
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t2934553/mars-south-pole/

Asteroid (7) Iris was discovered by the English astronomer John Russell Hind on August 13, 1847
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7_Iris

Asteroid (71) Niobe was discovered by the German astronomer Robert Luther on August 13, 1861
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/71_Niobe

Asteroid (433) Eros was discovered on 13 August 1898 by Gustav Witt in Berlin and Auguste Charlois at Nice. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/433_Eros#History

The Lakenheath-Bentwäters Incident was a series of radar and visual contacts with UFOs
on 1314 August 1956
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakenheath-Benwäters_incident

On August 13, 1930, an area of the Curuçá River experienced a meteoric air burst
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58304485/1930-curu-river-meteor/

Cryometeors about 2 m in size fell in Scotland on 13 August 1849.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58303813/scottish-cryometeors-1849/



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Meteorites

The Shelburne (L5) meteorite fell in Ontario, Canada, on the 13th August 1904.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44411159/shelburne-meteorite/



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