Historical Events In August - 13
Monday, 18 January 2021
1899 On August - 13 alfred Hitchcock, London, director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)
1901 Ian Whyte, composer on August - 13.
1902 England beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory on August - 13.
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 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 August - 13.
1906 On August - 13 black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas
1907 First taxicab (NYC) on this day in history.
1907 On August - 13 1st taxicab (NYC)
1907 On August - 13 alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer
1908 Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team on August - 13.
1908 On August - 13 gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)
1908 On August - 13 ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67
1909 On August - 13 john Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D)
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 Florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90 on August - 13.
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 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 On this day in history anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer
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 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 On August - 13 fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61
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 Denis Smallwood, British air chief marshal on this day in history.
1919 Australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney on August - 13.
1919 On this day in history 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 Rex Humbard, televanglist on August - 13.