Each of the events below happened on the same day of the month, July 13.
1793: Journalist and French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat is murdered in his bathtub by Charlotte Corday, a member of the opposing political faction.
1821: Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest is born in Forrest Chapel, Tennessee.
1923: The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, California. It begins as a much longer sign, reading "Hollywoodland."
1928: Actor Bob Crane is born in Waterbury, Connecticut.
1942: Actor Harrison Ford is born in Chicago.
1985: The Live Aid benefit concert takes place in London and Philadelphia, with the goal of raising funds for famine relief in Ethiopia.
1993: NASCAR driver Davey Allison, 32, dies in Birmingham, Alabama from injuries sustained in a helicopter crash.
2010: New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies in Tampa, Florida at the age of 80.