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Historical Events In August - 13

Sunday, 09 May 2021

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

1972  On August - 13 george Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78  

1973  Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1974  On August - 13 the last United States troops leave Vietnam  

1974  Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.  

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

1977  On this day in history first test glide of the shuttle  

1977  Henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies on August - 13.  

1979  On this day in history lou Brock gets his 3,000 career hit  

1980  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 on August - 13.  

1982  On August - 13 charles Walters, US actor/choreographer/dir (High Society), dies at 70  

1984  Clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92 on August - 13.  

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

1988  On August - 13 uS beats Jamaicia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup  

1988  Otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88 on August - 13.  

1989  On this day in history uS space shuttle STS-28 lands  

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

1990  Jimmy Starr, actor (Hot Flashes), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  More than 60 children reported to have died at Gorakhpur Hospital, India, prompting an investigation on this day in history.  

2017  On this day in history 99th PGA Championship: Justin Thomas wins his first major by 2 shots with a three-under 68 at Quail Hollow, North Carolina  

2017  Gunmen kill at least 18 at a cafe in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Islamic extremists blamed on August - 13.  

2017  On August - 13 grace Mugable, wife of the President of Zimbabwe, accused of assault in Johannesburg, South Africa  

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

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  On August - 13 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  William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy) was born on August - 13.  

1584  Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640) was born on August - 13.  

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 August - 13.  

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.  

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

0662  On this day in history maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies  

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

1134  On August - 13 irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies  

1191  On this day in history 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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