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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  

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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  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  On August - 13 birth of theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640)  

1617  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist was born on this day in history.  

1625  On this day in history birth of rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)  

1655  On this day in history 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.  


Famous Deaths In August - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0586  Death of Radegund, wife of Clotaire I on this day in history.  

0587  On August - 13 radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies  

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  On this day in history irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies  

1191  On this day in history 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  Death of Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358) on August - 13.  

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