Historical Events In August - 13
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
1860 On this day in history annie Oakley, Drake Ohio, frontierswoman (Buffalo Bill's Wild West)
1860 Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies on this day in history.
1864 On this day in history 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 On August - 13 in Peru and Bolivia a 8.5 earthquake killed 25,000 caused extreme damage and a tsunami
1868 Quakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador) on August - 13.
1868 Earthquakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador) on August - 13.
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 On this day in history reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified
1878 On this day in history leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer
1879 On August - 13 john N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun)
1881 Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolese monarch on August - 13.
1881 On this day in history jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author
1885 BHP incorporated in Australia as a business on August - 13.
1886 John A. MacDonald drives last spike of the Esquimault-Naniamo railway in British Columbia. on August - 13.
1886 On August - 13 jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter
1886 On this day in history adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62
1888 On August - 13 john Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV)
1889 On August - 13 william Gray patents coin-operated telephone
1890 [Lavinia] Marian Fleming Poe, black US advocate in Virginia on this day in history.
1892 Baltimore Afro-American forms on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history uS black newspaper "Afro-American" begins publishing from Baltimore
1894 Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director on August - 13.
1895 Bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic/actor (Lion-Wizard of Oz) on this day in history.
1895 On August - 13 christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition), dies
1896 On this day in history leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor
1896 John Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1897 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history uS forces under George Dewey captures Manila during Spanish-Amer war
1898 Jean Borota, France, tennis champ (35 Wimbledons between 1922-64) on August - 13.
1899 On August - 13 alfred Hitchcock born in London
1899 On this day in history the birth of Alfred Hitchcock, English born film director