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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  

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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 August - 13.  

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

1422  William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy) was born on this day in history.  

1584  Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640) was born on August - 13.  

1617  On this day in history birth of johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist  

1625  On this day in history birth of rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)  

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

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  On this day in history death of radegund, wife of Clotaire I  

0587  Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on August - 13.  

0662  On August - 13 maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies  

0900  Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on August - 13.  

1134  On August - 13 irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies  

1191  Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 13.  

1278  Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on August - 13.  

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

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