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Historical Events In August - 13

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

1920  Princes Highway between Melbourne and Sydney is officially opened at Warragul on August - 13.  

1920  On this day in history 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio  

1920  Charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist on August - 13.  

1921  Simon Kaufman & Marc Connelly's "Dulcy," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1921  On August - 13 neville Brand, Kewanee IL, actor (DOA, Eaten Alive, Fire, Mohawk)  

1923  Mustapha Kemal elected president of Turkey on this day in history.  

1923  Germany: Gustav Stresemann becomes premier of coalition govt on August - 13.  

1924  On this day in history john Milne, CEO (Blue Circles Industries)  

1924  On this day in history julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56  

1925  On August - 13 benny Bailey, jazz trumpeter  

1926  Fidel Castro born on August - 13.  

1926  Fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- ) on August - 13.  

1927  On August - 13 the birth of Fidel Castro, Cuban leader  

1927  James Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49 on August - 13.  

1928  Soviet Union Spartacan Games begins on this day in history.  

1928  On August - 13 fernand de La Tombelle, composer, dies at 74  

1929  On August - 13 augustyn Bloch, composer  

1930  Don Ho, Hawaiian singer (Tiny Bubbles) born on August - 13.  

1931  Cin Red Tony Cuccinello goes 6 for 6 on August - 13.  

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 August - 13.  

1933  Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80 on August - 13.  

1935  Transcontinental Roller Derby begins (Chicago Coliseum) on August - 13.  

1937  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1939  Yankees set AL shutout margin with 21-0 victory over A's on this day in history.  

1940  Air crash in Canberra kills three UAP ministers and Chief of the General Staff on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history 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 August - 13.  

1942  The Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet directed that an Aircraft Experimental and Developmental Squadron be established at NAS Anacostia on this day in history.  

1943  Red army recaptures Spas-Demensk on August - 13.  

1944  On this day in history british 8th army occupies Florence  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0582  Arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640) was born on August - 13.  

1311  King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350) was born on August - 13.  

1422  On August - 13 birth of william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)  

1584  Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640) was born on August - 13.  

1617  On this day in history birth of johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist  

1625  Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1655  Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) was born on this day in history.  

1662  Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0586  On this day in history death of radegund, wife of Clotaire I  

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  Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on August - 13.  

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

1191  On this day in history philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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