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Historical Events In August - 13

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1860  Annie Oakley, Drake Ohio, frontierswoman (Buffalo Bill's Wild West) on August - 13.  

1860  Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies on this day in history.  

1864  On August - 13 battle of Deep Bottom VA (Strawberry Plains) & Fussell's Mill VA  

1865  On August - 13 ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist, dies at 47  

1867  Rudolf Georg Binding, German songwriter/writer (Legenden Der Zeit) on this day in history.  

1868  In Peru and Bolivia a 8.5 earthquake killed 25,000 caused extreme damage and a tsunami on August - 13.  

1868  Quakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador) on August - 13.  

1868  On August - 13 earthquakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador)  

1870  Armed tug Palos becomes first U.S. Navy ship to transit Suez Canal on August - 13.  

1871  On August - 13 karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)  

1876  Reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified on August - 13.  

1878  On August - 13 leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer  

1879  John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun) on August - 13.  

1881  Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolese monarch on this day in history.  

1881  Jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author on August - 13.  

1885  BHP incorporated in Australia as a business on this day in history.  

1886  John A. MacDonald drives last spike of the Esquimault-Naniamo railway in British Columbia. on this day in history.  

1886  Jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter on August - 13.  

1886  Adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62 on August - 13.  

1888  On this day in history john Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV)  

1889  William Gray patents coin-operated telephone on August - 13.  

1890  On this day in history [Lavinia] Marian Fleming Poe, black US advocate in Virginia  

1892  On this day in history baltimore Afro-American forms  

1892  US black newspaper "Afro-American" begins publishing from Baltimore on August - 13.  

1894  Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director on August - 13.  

1895  On August - 13 bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic/actor (Lion-Wizard of Oz)  

1895  On August - 13 christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition), dies  

1896  Leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor on this day in history.  

1896  On August - 13 john Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67  

1897  Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 on August - 13.  

1898  US forces under George Dewey captures Manila during Spanish-Amer war on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history jean Borota, France, tennis champ (35 Wimbledons between 1922-64)  

1899  Alfred Hitchcock born in London on August - 13.  

1899  On this day in history the birth of Alfred Hitchcock, English born film director  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0582  On this day in history birth of arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)  

1311  On August - 13 birth of king Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350)  

1422  William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy) was born on August - 13.  

1584  On August - 13 birth of theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640)  

1617  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist was born on August - 13.  

1625  Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1655  Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) was born on August - 13.  

1662  Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0586  On August - 13 death of radegund, wife of Clotaire I  

0587  On this day in history radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies  

0662  Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on August - 13.  

0900  On this day in history zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29  

1134  Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on this day in history.  

1191  Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 13.  

1278  Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on this day in history.  

1382  On this day in history death of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358)  

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