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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.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1422  William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy) was born on August - 13.  

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

1617  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist was born on August - 13.  

1625  Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698) was born on August - 13.  

1655  Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) was born on this day in history.  

1662  Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748) was born on August - 13.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0586  On August - 13 death of radegund, wife of Clotaire I  

0587  On this day in history radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies  

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

0900  On August - 13 zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29  

1134  Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on this day in history.  

1191  On this day in history philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

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

1382  Death of Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358) on August - 13.  

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