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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0582  On this day in history birth of arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)  

1311  On this day in history birth of king Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350)  

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

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

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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  On August - 13 radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies  

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

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  On August - 13 philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1278  On this day in history daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65  

1382  On August - 13 death of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358)  

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