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