Today in Heritage History, July 13, 1978, Albania drops diplomatic relations with China. The Albanian President said that the reason was the Chinese just, “never dressed in poofy clothes, played the accordion or danced enough for our liking”.

Today in Heritage History, July 13, 1977, New York City experiences a 25 hour black out. Manhattan’s Chelsea section gays rioted in the streets and looted the cosmetics counter at Saks’ to protest the cancellation of the Barbara Streisand concert, as a result of the power outage.