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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0582  Arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640) was born on August - 13.  

1311  King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350) was born on this day in history.  

1422  On August - 13 birth of william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)  

1584  Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640) was born on this day in history.  

1617  On this day in history birth of johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist  

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

1655  On August - 13 birth of johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)  

1662  On August - 13 birth of charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0586  On this day in history death of radegund, wife of Clotaire I  

0587  Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on August - 13.  

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

0900  Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on August - 13.  

1134  Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on August - 13.  

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

1278  On this day in history daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65  

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

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