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Historical Events In August - 13

Thursday, 22 April 2021

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

1901  Ian Whyte, composer on August - 13.  

1902  On August - 13 england beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory  

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

1903  On this day in history wilton Graff, St Louis MO, actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn)  

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

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

1906  On this day in history black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas  

1907  On this day in history 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  Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team on this day in history.  

1908  Gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater) on August - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

1912  On August - 13 ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53)  

1912  On this day in history jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70  

1913  Canadian Army troops called out at Nanaimo British Columbia to stop rioting on this day in history.  

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

1913  Anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer on August - 13.  

1913  On this day in history 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 August - 13.  

1916  On this day in history fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61  

1917  Phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves on this day in history.  

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  Australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney on August - 13.  

1919  Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga) on August - 13.  

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  Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640) was born on this day in history.  

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  Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) was born on August - 13.  

1662  On this day in history birth of charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0586  On August - 13 death of radegund, wife of Clotaire I  

0587  On August - 13 radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies  

0662  Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on August - 13.  

0900  On August - 13 zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29  

1134  Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on this day in history.  

1191  Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 13.  

1278  Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on August - 13.  

1382  Death of Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358) on August - 13.  

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