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Historical Events In August - 13

Monday, 08 August 2022

1899  Alfred Hitchcock, London, director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window) on August - 13.  

1901  Ian Whyte, composer on this day in history.  

1902  England beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory on August - 13.  

1902  Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic on August - 13.  

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

1904  Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings) on August - 13.  

1905  Japanese seize Canadian ship Antiope out of Victoria as a carrier of contraband; during Russo-Japanese War on this day in history.  

1906  Black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas on August - 13.  

1907  On August - 13 first taxicab (NYC)  

1907  On this day in history 1st taxicab (NYC)  

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

1908  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1909  John Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D) on August - 13.  

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  On August - 13 florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90  

1912  Ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53) on August - 13.  

1912  Jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1913  On August - 13 canadian Army troops called out at Nanaimo British Columbia to stop rioting.  

1913  Otto Witte, an acrobat, is purportedly crowned King of Albania on this day in history.  

1913  Anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history f August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies  

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

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

1914  On this day in history richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea)  

1916  Fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61 on August - 13.  

1917  On this day in history phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves  

1918  Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history denis Smallwood, British air chief marshal  

1919  On this day in history australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney.  

1919  On August - 13 man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga)  

1919  British troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350 on this day in history.  

1919  On August - 13 rex Humbard, televanglist  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0582  On August - 13 birth of arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)  

1311  King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350) was born on August - 13.  

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

1584  On August - 13 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  Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1655  On this day in history birth of johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)  

1662  On August - 13 birth of charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748)  

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

0662  On this day in history maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies  

0900  On this day in history zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29  

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

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

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