Historical Events In August - 13
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1860 On August - 13 annie Oakley, Drake Ohio, frontierswoman (Buffalo Bill's Wild West)
1860 Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies on August - 13.
1864 Battle of Deep Bottom VA (Strawberry Plains) & Fussell's Mill VA on August - 13.
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 this day in history.
1868 Quakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador) on this day in history.
1868 Earthquakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador) on August - 13.
1870 On August - 13 armed tug Palos becomes first U.S. Navy ship to transit Suez Canal
1871 On this day in history karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)
1876 On August - 13 reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified
1878 Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer on August - 13.
1879 John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun) on August - 13.
1881 Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolese monarch on August - 13.
1881 Jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author on August - 13.
1885 BHP incorporated in Australia as a business on August - 13.
1886 On this day in history john A. MacDonald drives last spike of the Esquimault-Naniamo railway in British Columbia..
1886 Jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter on this day in history.
1886 Adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1888 John Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV) on August - 13.
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 August - 13 baltimore Afro-American forms
1892 On August - 13 uS black newspaper "Afro-American" begins publishing from Baltimore
1894 On August - 13 ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director
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 On August - 13 leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor
1896 John Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67 on August - 13.
1897 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 on August - 13.
1898 On August - 13 uS forces under George Dewey captures Manila during Spanish-Amer war
1898 Jean Borota, France, tennis champ (35 Wimbledons between 1922-64) on this day in history.
1899 Alfred Hitchcock born in London on this day in history.
1899 The birth of Alfred Hitchcock, English born film director on this day in history.