Historical Events In August - 13
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1899 On this day in history 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 Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic on this day in history.
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 August - 13.
1905 On this day in history japanese seize Canadian ship Antiope out of Victoria as a carrier of contraband; during Russo-Japanese War.
1906 On August - 13 black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas
1907 On August - 13 first taxicab (NYC)
1907 On this day in history 1st taxicab (NYC)
1907 On August - 13 alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer
1908 On August - 13 cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team
1908 On August - 13 gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)
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 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 on this day in history.
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 On August - 13 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 this day in history anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer
1913 On August - 13 f August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies
1914 Establishment of the Australian Red Cross to raise funds to purchase comfort supplies for Australian service personnel overseas on August - 13.
1914 On August - 13 -14] German army occupies forts at Luik
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 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 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 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 August - 13.
1919 On this day in history rex Humbard, televanglist