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Historical Events In August - 13

Monday, 25 October 2021

1899  On August - 13 alfred Hitchcock, London, director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)  

1901  Ian Whyte, composer on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history england beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory  

1902  Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic on this day in history.  

1903  Wilton Graff, St Louis MO, actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn) on August - 13.  

1904  On August - 13 charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings)  

1905  Japanese seize Canadian ship Antiope out of Victoria as a carrier of contraband; during Russo-Japanese War on August - 13.  

1906  Black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas on August - 13.  

1907  First taxicab (NYC) on this day in history.  

1907  1st taxicab (NYC) on August - 13.  

1907  Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer on August - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

1908  Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history john Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D)  

1910  On this day in history 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  Florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90 on August - 13.  

1912  Ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53) on this day in history.  

1912  Jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70 on August - 13.  

1913  On August - 13 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  Anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer on August - 13.  

1913  F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies on August - 13.  

1914  On August - 13 establishment of the Australian Red Cross to raise funds to purchase comfort supplies for Australian service personnel overseas  

1914  -14] German army occupies forts at Luik on this day in history.  

1914  Richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea) on this day in history.  

1916  On August - 13 fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61  

1917  Phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves on August - 13.  

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  Australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney on this day in history.  

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  Rex Humbard, televanglist on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1422  On this day in history birth of william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)  

1584  On this day in history birth of theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640)  

1617  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist was born on this day in history.  

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

1655  On August - 13 birth of johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)  

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

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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 August - 13.  

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

1134  Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on August - 13.  

1191  Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

1278  On August - 13 daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65  

1382  On this day in history death of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358)  

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