So you want to have a drink but you aren't sure why? Here are some GREAT reasons to call your friends over and have a party.
August 13th - holidays
  • Christian Feast Day: Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Festival of Aventine Diana (Roman Empire) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Hercules Victori (Roman Empire) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Central African Republic from France in 1960. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • International Lefthanders Day (International) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Lao Issara, Day of the Free Laos. (Laos) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • The first day of Gujo Odori (Guj?) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Women's Day, commemorates the enaction of Tunisian Code of Personal Status in 1956. (Tunisia) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
August 13th - events
  • 3114 - 3114 BC – According to the Lounsbury correlation, the start of the Maya calendar. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2008 - Michael Phelps sets the Olympic record for the most gold medals (8 in Beijing and 6 in Athens) won by an individual in Olympic history with his win in the men's 200m butterfly. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2004 - Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm, strikes Punta Gorda, Florida and devastates the surrounding area. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2004 - 156 Congolese Tutsi refugees are massacred at the Gatumba refugee camp in Burundi. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - The roof of the uncompleted Rosemont Horizon near Chicago, Illinois collapses, killing 5 workers and injuring 16. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - 150 Palestinians in Beirut are killed in a terrorist attack during the second phase of the Lebanese Civil War. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - The Apollo 11 astronauts are released from a three-week quarantine to enjoy a ticker-tape parade in New York. That evening, at a state dinner in Los Angeles, they are awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Richard Nixon. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Alexandros Panagoulis attempts to assassinate the Greek dictator Colonel Georgios Papadopoulos in Varkiza, Athens. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - The German Democratic Republic closes the border between the eastern and western sectors of Berlin to thwart its inhabitants' attempts to escape to the West. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - The Central African Republic declares independence from France. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Radio Pakistan broadcasts the National Anthem of Pakistan for the first time. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - The Battle of Shanghai begins. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Polish-Soviet War: the Battle of Warsaw begins and will last till August 25. The Red Army is defeated. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Women enlist in the United States Marine Corps for the first time. Opha Mae Johnson is the first woman to enlist. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Otto Witte, an acrobat, is purportedly crowned King of Albania. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - First production in the UK of stainless steel by Harry Brearley. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1889 - German Ferdinand von Zeppelin patents his Navigable Balloon. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1831 - Nat Turner sees a solar eclipse, which he believes is a sign from God. Eight days later he and 70 other slaves kill approximately 55 whites in Southampton County, Virginia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1814 - The Convention of London, a treaty between the United Kingdom and the United Provinces, is signed in London. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1806 - Battle of Mišar during the Serbian revolution begins. The battle will end two days later, with a decisive Serbian victory over the Ottomans. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1792 - King Louis XVI of France is formally arrested by the National Tribunal, and declared an enemy of the people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1704 - War of the Spanish Succession: Battle of Blenheim – English and Austrian forces are victorious over French and Bavarian troops. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1553 - Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1536 - Buddhist monks from Ky?to's Enryaku-ji temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout in what will be known as the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance. (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1536). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1521 - Tenochtitlán (present day Mexico City) falls to conquistador Hernán Cortés. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1516 - The Treaty of Noyon between France and Spain is signed. Francis I of France recognises Charles's claim to Naples, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor recognises Francis's claim to Milan. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
August 13th - births
  • 2000 - Piper Reese, American child reporter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Gerrit van Look, German rugby player and coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Grega Bole, Slovenian cyclist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Niko Kranj?ar, Croatian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Boone Logan, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - James Morrison, British singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Ales Hemsky, Czech ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Sebastian Stan, Romanian-born American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Shani Davis, American speed skater Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Panagiotis Markouizos, Greek figure skater Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Román Colón, Dominican baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Corey Patterson, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Taiz? Sugimura, Japanese politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Michael Klim, Australian swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Jody Thompson, Canadian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Shoaib Akhtar, Pakistani cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - James Carpinello, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Joe Perry, English snooker player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Marty Turco, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Jarrod Washburn, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Sam Endicott, American singer (The Bravery) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Brittany Andrews, American pornographic actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Molly Henneberg, American journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Eric Medlen, American drag racer and rodeo star (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Kevin Plank, American entrepreneur (Under Armour) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - John Safran, Australian television presenter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Moritz Bleibtreu, German actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Patrick Carpentier, Quebec racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Rolando Molina, Salvadoran-born American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Will Clarke, American novelist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Elvis Grbac, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Alan Shearer, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Midori Ito, Japanese figure skater Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Quinn Cummings, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Shayne Corson, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Sean Hood, American screenwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Mark Lemke, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Hayato Matsuo, Japanese composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Hank Cheyne, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Debi Mazar, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Jay Buhner, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Sridevi, Indian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Thanos Kalliris, Greek singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - John Slattery, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Christos Christodoulou, Greek basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Dawnn Lewis, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Neil Mallender, England cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Tom Perrotta, American novelist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Sunil Shetty, Indian actor and producer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Phil Taylor, English darts player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Koji Kondo, Japanese composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Danny Bonaduce, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Tom Niedenfuer, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Bruce French, England cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - David Feherty, Northern Irish golfer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Feargal Sharkey, Northern Irish vocalist (The Undertones) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Randall Shughart, American Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Keith Ahlers, British racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Hideo Fukuyama, Japanese racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Paul Greengrass, English film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Nico Assumpção, Brazilian bass player (d. 2001) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Herb Ritts, American photographer (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Hughie Thomasson, American guitarist (Outlaws, Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Dan Fogelberg, American singer-songwriter (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Bobby Clarke, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Philippe Petit, French high wire artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Jim Brunzell, American professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Kathleen Battle, American soprano Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Fred Stanley, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - John Stocker, Canadian voice actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Margareta Winberg, Swedish politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Lars Engqvist, Swedish politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Robin Jackman, England cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Divina Galica, British athlete and racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Kevin Tighe, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Michael Willetts, English George Cross recipient (d. 1971) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Erin Fleming, Canadian actress (d. 2003) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Bill Musselman, American basketball head coach (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Dave "Baby" Cortez, American pop keyboardist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Mudcat Grant, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Rod Hull, British television entertainer (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Joycelyn Elders, American physician, 15th Surgeon General of the United States Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Don Ho, American vocalist and pianist (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Bernard Manning, English comedian (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Wilmer David Mizell, American baseball player (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Pat Harrington, Jr., American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary and politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Neville Brand, American actor (d. 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1919 - Rex Humbard, American television evangelist (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1919 - Sir George Shearing, British jazz pianist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Frederick Sanger, English chemist, Nobel Laureate Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Sid Gordon, American baseball player (d. 1975) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Luis Mariano, Basque operetta singer (d. 1970) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Fred Davis, English snooker player (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Makarios III, Archbishop and first President of Cyprus (d. 1977) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - Ben Hogan, American golfer (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - Salvador Luria, Italian-born American microbiologist, Nobel Laureate (d. 1991) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - William Bernbach, American advertiser, co-founder of Dyle, Dane, and Bernbach (now DDB) (d. 1982) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - Gene Raymond, American actor (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1907 - Sir Basil Spence, Scottish architect (d. 1976) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1904 - Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, American actor (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - Felix Wankel, German engineer and inventor (d. 1988) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1899 - Alfred Hitchcock, English film director (d. 1980) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1895 - Bert Lahr, American actor (d. 1967) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1890 - Ellen Osiier, Danish fencer (d. 1962) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1889 - Camillien Houde, Quebec politician, mayor of Montreal (d. 1958) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1888 - John Logie Baird, Scottish television pioneer (d. 1946) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1888 - Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian sculptor (d. 1975) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1887 - Julius Freed, American inventor and banker (d. 1952) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1884 - Harry Dean, English cricketer (d. 1957) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1879 - John Ireland, English composer (d. 1962) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1872 - Richard Willstätter, German chemist, Nobel Laureate (d. 1942) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1866 - Giovanni Agnelli, Italian industrialist, founder of Fiat (d. 1945) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1860 - Annie Oakley, American sharpshooter (d. 1926) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1851 - Felix Adler, German-born American educator (d. 1933) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1841 - Johnny Mullagh, Australian cricketer (d. 1891) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1823 - Goldwin Smith, English-born Canadian historian and journalist (d. 1910) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1820 - Sir George Grove, English music historian (d. 1900) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1819 - George Gabriel Stokes, Irish physicist (d. 1903) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1818 - Lucy Stone, American suffragette (d. 1893) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1814 - Anders Jonas Ångström, Swedish physicist (d. 1874) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1803 - Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher and writer (d. 1869) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1792 - Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, German-born queen consort of the United Kingdom, wife of King William IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1849) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1790 - William Wentworth, Australian explorer and politician (d. 1872) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1764 - Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general (d. 1816) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1752 - Maria Carolina of Austria, Austrian-born queen consort of Naples and of the Two Sicilies, wife of King Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (d. 1814) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1717 - Louis François I, Prince of Conti, French military leader (d. 1776) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1700 - Heinrich, count von Brühl, German statesman (d. 1763) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1666 - William Wotton, English scholar (d. 1727) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1662 - Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1625 - Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician and physicist (d. 1698) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1584 - Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1311 - King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 582 - Arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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