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Historical Events In August - 13

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1860  On August - 13 annie Oakley, Drake Ohio, frontierswoman (Buffalo Bill's Wild West)  

1860  Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies on August - 13.  

1864  Battle of Deep Bottom VA (Strawberry Plains) & Fussell's Mill VA on August - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

1868  Quakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador) on this day in history.  

1868  Earthquakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador) on August - 13.  

1870  On August - 13 armed tug Palos becomes first U.S. Navy ship to transit Suez Canal  

1871  On this day in history karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)  

1876  On August - 13 reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified  

1878  Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer on August - 13.  

1879  John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun) on August - 13.  

1881  Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolese monarch on August - 13.  

1881  Jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author on August - 13.  

1885  BHP incorporated in Australia as a business on August - 13.  

1886  On this day in history john A. MacDonald drives last spike of the Esquimault-Naniamo railway in British Columbia..  

1886  Jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter on this day in history.  

1886  Adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1888  John Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV) on August - 13.  

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 August - 13 baltimore Afro-American forms  

1892  On August - 13 uS black newspaper "Afro-American" begins publishing from Baltimore  

1894  On August - 13 ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director  

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  On August - 13 leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor  

1896  John Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67 on August - 13.  

1897  Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 on August - 13.  

1898  On August - 13 uS forces under George Dewey captures Manila during Spanish-Amer war  

1898  Jean Borota, France, tennis champ (35 Wimbledons between 1922-64) on this day in history.  

1899  Alfred Hitchcock born in London on this day in history.  

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  On August - 13 birth of arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)  

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

1422  On this day in history 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  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist was born on August - 13.  

1625  On August - 13 birth of rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)  

1655  On this day in history 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  Death of Radegund, wife of Clotaire I on this day in history.  

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

0662  On this day in history maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies  

0900  On this day in history zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29  

1134  On this day in history irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies  

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

1278  On August - 13 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 this day in history.  

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