On this day: August 13

POSTED: 10:42 PM PDT Aug 09, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 12, 2016 

Disney brings an animated deer to movie screens, construction begins on the Berlin Wall, a Hall of Fame slugger dies, and tragedy strikes the Indiana State Fair, all on this day.

OTD August 13 - Hurricane Charley
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2004: Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm, makes landfall near Punta Gorda, Florida, on the Gulf Coast. It devastated the surrounding area, causing more than $15 billion in damages and killing 10 people in the United States before dying out.


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