August 13 in history: First woman to join US Marine Corps, Michael Phelps makes world record and more

From the first woman to join US Marine Corps to Michael Phelps' world record at Beijing Olympics, we've got it all covered!

Let's dive into today's history.


William Gray patents coin-operated telephone.



Opha May Johnson becomes first woman to join US Marine Corps.



Pakistan's National Anthem 'Qaumi Tarana' is broadcast for first time.



Michael Phelps wins 3 gold medals, all in world record time at Beijing Olympics.



More than 60 children die at Gorakhpur Hospital, India, due to oxygen shortage.


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