Historical Events In August - 13
Monday, 25 October 2021
1860 On August - 13 annie Oakley, Drake Ohio, frontierswoman (Buffalo Bill's Wild West)
1860 On this day in history danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies
1864 Battle of Deep Bottom VA (Strawberry Plains) & Fussell's Mill VA on this day in history.
1865 Ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist, dies at 47 on August - 13.
1867 On August - 13 rudolf Georg Binding, German songwriter/writer (Legenden Der Zeit)
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1871 Karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party) on August - 13.
1876 On this day in history reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified
1878 On this day in history leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer
1879 John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun) on August - 13.
1881 On this day in history henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolese monarch
1881 Jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author on this day in history.
1885 BHP incorporated in Australia as a business on this day in history.
1886 On August - 13 john A. MacDonald drives last spike of the Esquimault-Naniamo railway in British Columbia..
1886 On this day in history jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter
1886 Adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62 on August - 13.
1888 On August - 13 john Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV)
1889 On this day in history william Gray patents coin-operated telephone
1890 On August - 13 [Lavinia] Marian Fleming Poe, black US advocate in Virginia
1892 Baltimore Afro-American forms on this day in history.
1892 US black newspaper "Afro-American" begins publishing from Baltimore on August - 13.
1894 On this day in history ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director
1895 Bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic/actor (Lion-Wizard of Oz) on August - 13.
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 John Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1897 On August - 13 antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63
1898 US forces under George Dewey captures Manila during Spanish-Amer war on August - 13.
1898 Jean Borota, France, tennis champ (35 Wimbledons between 1922-64) on this day in history.
1899 On August - 13 alfred Hitchcock born in London
1899 The birth of Alfred Hitchcock, English born film director on this day in history.