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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.  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1617  On August - 13 birth of johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist  

1625  Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698) was born on August - 13.  

1655  On August - 13 birth of johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)  

1662  On August - 13 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 this day in history radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies  

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

0900  On this day in history zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29  

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

1191  On August - 13 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 August - 13.  

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