Historical Events In August - 13
Friday, 31 March 2023
1860 Annie Oakley, Drake Ohio, frontierswoman (Buffalo Bill's Wild West) on this day in history.
1860 On August - 13 danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies
1864 Battle of Deep Bottom VA (Strawberry Plains) & Fussell's Mill VA on this day in history.
1865 On this day in history ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist, dies at 47
1867 Rudolf Georg Binding, German songwriter/writer (Legenden Der Zeit) on this day in history.
1868 On this day in history in Peru and Bolivia a 8.5 earthquake killed 25,000 caused extreme damage and a tsunami
1868 Quakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador) on August - 13.
1868 Earthquakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador) on this day in history.
1870 On this day in history armed tug Palos becomes first U.S. Navy ship to transit Suez Canal
1871 On August - 13 karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)
1876 Reciprocity Treaty between US & Hawaii ratified on this day in history.
1878 On this day in history leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer
1879 On this day in history john N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun)
1881 On August - 13 henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolese monarch
1881 On this day in history jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author
1885 On August - 13 bHP incorporated in Australia as a business.
1886 John A. MacDonald drives last spike of the Esquimault-Naniamo railway in British Columbia. on August - 13.
1886 Jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter on August - 13.
1886 On this day in history adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62
1888 John Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV) on August - 13.
1889 On this day in history william Gray patents coin-operated telephone
1890 On this day in history [Lavinia] Marian Fleming Poe, black US advocate in Virginia
1892 On August - 13 baltimore Afro-American forms
1892 On August - 13 uS black newspaper "Afro-American" begins publishing from Baltimore
1894 Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director on August - 13.
1895 On this day in history bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic/actor (Lion-Wizard of Oz)
1895 On this day in history christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition), dies
1896 Leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor on August - 13.
1896 On August - 13 john Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67
1897 On this day in history antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63
1898 On this day in history uS forces under George Dewey captures Manila during Spanish-Amer war
1898 On this day in history jean Borota, France, tennis champ (35 Wimbledons between 1922-64)
1899 On August - 13 alfred Hitchcock born in London
1899 The birth of Alfred Hitchcock, English born film director on August - 13.
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