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.