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Historical Events In August - 13

Friday, 18 September 2020

1899  On August - 13 alfred Hitchcock, London, director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)  

1901  On this day in history ian Whyte, composer  

1902  On this day in history england beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory  

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 this day in history.  

1904  Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings) on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 August - 13.  

1908  Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 on August - 13.  

1909  John Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D) on this day in history.  

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

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  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 August - 13 anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer  

1913  F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies on this day in history.  

1914  Establishment of the Australian Red Cross to raise funds to purchase comfort supplies for Australian service personnel overseas on this day in history.  

1914  -14] German army occupies forts at Luik on August - 13.  

1914  Richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea) on this day in history.  

1916  Fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

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

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 August - 13.  

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  Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748) was born on August - 13.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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

1134  Irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies on August - 13.  

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

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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