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.