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Historical Events In August - 13

Monday, 28 September 2020

1971  On August - 13 king Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], US musician, murdered at 37  

1972  George Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1973  Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75 on August - 13.  

1974  The last United States troops leave Vietnam on this day in history.  

1974  On August - 13 hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies  

1976  An HU-16 Albatross, the Navy's last operational seaplane made its final water landing in Pensacola Bay on August - 13.  

1977  First test glide of the shuttle on August - 13.  

1977  On this day in history henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies  

1979  Lou Brock gets his 3,000 career hit on this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history joseph MacInnis oceanographer discovers sunken barque HMS 'Breadalbane,' crushed by ice and sunk at Beechey Island NWT, Aug. 21, 1853; Scottish ship well preserved by extreme cold; sonar shows some sails and rigging intact; world's northernmost found shipwreck.  

1982  Charles Walters, US actor/choreographer/dir (High Society), dies at 70 on August - 13.  

1984  On August - 13 clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92  

1985  On August - 13 marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67  

1986  Helen Mack, actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies on August - 13.  

1987  On this day in history vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72  

1988  On August - 13 ronald J Dossenbach sets record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax in 13 days 15 hr 4 minutes.  

1988  US beats Jamaicia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup on August - 13.  

1988  Otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1989  US space shuttle STS-28 lands on this day in history.  

1989  On August - 13 tim Richmond, race car driver (won 13 NASCAR races), dies of AIDS  

1990  On August - 13 jimmy Starr, actor (Hot Flashes), dies at 86  

1991  Jack Ryan, inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at 65 on August - 13.  

1992  Bill Elverman, playwright/actor (After Hours), dies at 40 on August - 13.  

1994  On August - 13 manfred Worner, German general/sec-gen of NATO (1988-94), dies at 59  

1995  On August - 13 alison Hargreaves, mountaineer, dies at 33  

1996  Antonio Sebastiao Ribiero de Spinola, soldier/polititican, dies at 86 on August - 13.  

2012  On August - 13 nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus is stripped of her shot-put gold medal after failing a doping test  

2014  Israeli and Palestinian cease fire agreed to on August 8 is extended for another 120 hours to provide time for further negotiations on this day in history.  

2017  On August - 13 more than 60 children reported to have died at Gorakhpur Hospital, India, prompting an investigation  

2017  99th PGA Championship: Justin Thomas wins his first major by 2 shots with a three-under 68 at Quail Hollow, North Carolina on August - 13.  

2017  On August - 13 gunmen kill at least 18 at a cafe in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Islamic extremists blamed  

2017  On this day in history grace Mugable, wife of the President of Zimbabwe, accused of assault in Johannesburg, South Africa  

2018  Ugandan politician and pop singer Bobi Wine arrested by the Ugandan army at a campaign rally in Arua and later allegedly tortured on this day in history.  

2019  On August - 13 the main yield curve for U.S. Treasury bonds inverts, as the yield rate for 2-year bonds rises higher than the yield rate for 10-year bonds.  

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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 August - 13.  

1422  On August - 13 birth of william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)  

1584  On this day in history 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 August - 13 birth of rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)  

1655  Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) was born on August - 13.  

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 this day in history radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies  

0662  Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on this day in history.  

0900  Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on this day in history.  

1134  On this day in history irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies  

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  Death of Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358) on August - 13.  

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