Historical Events In August - 13
Friday, 18 September 2020
1899 On August - 13 alfred Hitchcock, London, director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)
1901 On this day in history ian Whyte, composer
1902 On this day in history england beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory
1902 On this day in history bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic
1903 Wilton Graff, St Louis MO, actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn) on this day in history.
1904 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings) on this day in history.
1905 Japanese seize Canadian ship Antiope out of Victoria as a carrier of contraband; during Russo-Japanese War on August - 13.
1906 On this day in history black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas
1907 On this day in history first taxicab (NYC)
1907 On this day in history 1st taxicab (NYC)
1907 Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer on this day in history.
1908 On August - 13 cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team
1908 Gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater) on August - 13.
1908 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 on August - 13.
1909 John Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D) on this day in history.
1910 On August - 13 dodgers & Pirates play to 8-8 tie, both have 38 at bats, 13 hits, 12 assists, 2 errors, 5 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 pass ball & 1 hit by pitch
1910 On August - 13 florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90
1912 On August - 13 ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53)
1912 On this day in history jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70
1913 On this day in history canadian Army troops called out at Nanaimo British Columbia to stop rioting.
1913 On August - 13 otto Witte, an acrobat, is purportedly crowned King of Albania.
1913 On August - 13 anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer
1913 F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies on this day in history.
1914 Establishment of the Australian Red Cross to raise funds to purchase comfort supplies for Australian service personnel overseas on this day in history.
1914 -14] German army occupies forts at Luik on August - 13.
1914 Richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea) on this day in history.
1916 Fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves
1918 On August - 13 bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany.
1918 On August - 13 denis Smallwood, British air chief marshal
1919 On August - 13 australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney.
1919 Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga) on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history british troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350
1919 On this day in history rex Humbard, televanglist