Historical Events In August - 13
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1920 On this day in history princes Highway between Melbourne and Sydney is officially opened at Warragul.
1920 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio on August - 13.
1920 Charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history simon Kaufman & Marc Connelly's "Dulcy," premieres in NYC
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 August - 13 john Milne, CEO (Blue Circles Industries)
1924 Julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1925 Benny Bailey, jazz trumpeter on this day in history.
1926 Fidel Castro born on August - 13.
1926 On this day in history fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- )
1927 The birth of Fidel Castro, Cuban leader on August - 13.
1927 On August - 13 james Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49
1928 Soviet Union Spartacan Games begins on August - 13.
1928 Fernand de La Tombelle, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1929 On this day in history augustyn Bloch, composer
1930 Don Ho, Hawaiian singer (Tiny Bubbles) born on this day in history.
1931 On August - 13 cin Red Tony Cuccinello goes 6 for 6
1932 On this day in history hitler refuses Von Hindenburg's proposal to become vice-chancellor
1933 On August - 13 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee
1933 Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80 on August - 13.
1935 Transcontinental Roller Derby begins (Chicago Coliseum) on August - 13.
1937 Japanese attack Shanghai on August - 13.
1939 On August - 13 sabotage suspected in crash of the 'City of San Francisco' which fell into the Humboldt River killing 24. (Elko, Nevada)
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 Germany air attack on South England (Battle of Britain begins) on this day in history.
1940 On August - 13 george C Pearce, actor (Hold tat Lion, British Agent), dies at 75
1941 On August - 13 australian Women's Army Service formed
1941 On this day in history red army evacuates Smolensk
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 On August - 13 red army recaptures Spas-Demensk
1944 On this day in history british 8th army occupies Florence