Historical Events In August - 13
Friday, 03 July 2020
1860 On this day in history annie Oakley, Drake Ohio, frontierswoman (Buffalo Bill's Wild West)
1860 On August - 13 danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies
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 On August - 13 rudolf Georg Binding, German songwriter/writer (Legenden Der Zeit)
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 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 August - 13.
1871 On this day in history karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)
1876 Reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified on this day in history.
1878 Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer on this day in history.
1879 On this day in history john N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun)
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 August - 13.
1885 On this day in history bHP incorporated in Australia as a business.
1886 John A. MacDonald drives last spike of the Esquimault-Naniamo railway in British Columbia. on August - 13.
1886 Jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter on August - 13.
1886 On this day in history adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62
1888 John Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV) on this day in history.
1889 William Gray patents coin-operated telephone on August - 13.
1890 On August - 13 [Lavinia] Marian Fleming Poe, black US advocate in Virginia
1892 On August - 13 baltimore Afro-American forms
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 Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition), dies on August - 13.
1896 On this day in history leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor
1896 On August - 13 john Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67
1897 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1898 US forces under George Dewey captures Manila during Spanish-Amer war on August - 13.
1898 On August - 13 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