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.