Historical Events In August - 13
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
1920 Princes Highway between Melbourne and Sydney is officially opened at Warragul on this day in history.
1920 On August - 13 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio
1920 On August - 13 charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist
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 On this day in history mustapha Kemal elected president of Turkey
1923 Germany: Gustav Stresemann becomes premier of coalition govt on August - 13.
1924 On August - 13 john Milne, CEO (Blue Circles Industries)
1924 On this day in history julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56
1925 On this day in history benny Bailey, jazz trumpeter
1926 On August - 13 fidel Castro born
1926 On August - 13 fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- )
1927 On this day in history the birth of Fidel Castro, Cuban leader
1927 James Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49 on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history soviet Union Spartacan Games begins
1928 Fernand de La Tombelle, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1929 Augustyn Bloch, composer on August - 13.
1930 Don Ho, Hawaiian singer (Tiny Bubbles) born on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history cin Red Tony Cuccinello goes 6 for 6
1932 Hitler refuses Von Hindenburg's proposal to become vice-chancellor on August - 13.
1933 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee on this day in history.
1933 On this day in history paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80
1935 Transcontinental Roller Derby begins (Chicago Coliseum) on August - 13.
1937 On August - 13 japanese attack Shanghai
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 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 this day in history germany air attack on South England (Battle of Britain begins)
1940 On this day in history george C Pearce, actor (Hold tat Lion, British Agent), dies at 75
1941 Australian Women's Army Service formed on August - 13.
1941 Red army evacuates Smolensk on August - 13.
1942 On August - 13 the Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet directed that an Aircraft Experimental and Developmental Squadron be established at NAS Anacostia.
1943 Red army recaptures Spas-Demensk on this day in history.
1944 On August - 13 british 8th army occupies Florence