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Historical Events In August - 13

Monday, 08 August 2022

1860  On August - 13 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  Ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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

1870  On this day in history 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  On August - 13 leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer  

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  On August - 13 jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author  

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 this day in history john Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV)  

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 this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director  

1895  Bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic/actor (Lion-Wizard of Oz) on this day in history.  

1895  Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition), dies on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor  

1896  On August - 13 john Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67  

1897  On August - 13 antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63  

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 August - 13.  

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  On this day in history birth of arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)  

1311  On August - 13 birth of king Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350)  

1422  On August - 13 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  On this day in history birth of johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist  

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

1655  Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) was born on August - 13.  

1662  Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 13 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  Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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