Historical Events In August - 13
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
1920 Princes Highway between Melbourne and Sydney is officially opened at Warragul on August - 13.
1920 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio on August - 13.
1920 On this day in history charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist
1921 Simon Kaufman & Marc Connelly's "Dulcy," premieres in NYC on August - 13.
1921 Neville Brand, Kewanee IL, actor (DOA, Eaten Alive, Fire, Mohawk) on this day in history.
1923 Mustapha Kemal elected president of Turkey on this day in history.
1923 Germany: Gustav Stresemann becomes premier of coalition govt on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history john Milne, CEO (Blue Circles Industries)
1924 On August - 13 julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56
1925 On this day in history benny Bailey, jazz trumpeter
1926 Fidel Castro born on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- )
1927 On August - 13 the birth of Fidel Castro, Cuban leader
1927 On August - 13 james Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49
1928 On this day in history soviet Union Spartacan Games begins
1928 On this day in history fernand de La Tombelle, composer, dies at 74
1929 Augustyn Bloch, composer on this day in history.
1930 Don Ho, Hawaiian singer (Tiny Bubbles) born on this day in history.
1931 Cin Red Tony Cuccinello goes 6 for 6 on this day in history.
1932 On August - 13 hitler refuses Von Hindenburg's proposal to become vice-chancellor
1933 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee on this day in history.
1933 On August - 13 paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80
1935 On August - 13 transcontinental Roller Derby begins (Chicago Coliseum)
1937 On August - 13 japanese attack Shanghai
1939 Sabotage suspected in crash of the 'City of San Francisco' which fell into the Humboldt River killing 24. (Elko, Nevada) on August - 13.
1939 On August - 13 yankees set AL shutout margin with 21-0 victory over A's
1940 On this day in history air crash in Canberra kills three UAP ministers and Chief of the General Staff
1940 On August - 13 germany air attack on South England (Battle of Britain begins)
1940 George C Pearce, actor (Hold tat Lion, British Agent), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1941 Australian Women's Army Service formed on this day in history.
1941 Red army evacuates Smolensk on this day in history.
1942 The Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet directed that an Aircraft Experimental and Developmental Squadron be established at NAS Anacostia on August - 13.
1943 On August - 13 red army recaptures Spas-Demensk
1944 British 8th army occupies Florence on August - 13.