Historical Events In August - 13
Monday, 25 September 2023
1899 Alfred Hitchcock, London, director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window) on August - 13.
1901 On this day in history ian Whyte, composer
1902 England beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory on August - 13.
1902 On this day in history bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic
1903 Wilton Graff, St Louis MO, actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn) on this day in history.
1904 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings) on August - 13.
1905 On this day in history japanese seize Canadian ship Antiope out of Victoria as a carrier of contraband; during Russo-Japanese War.
1906 Black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas on August - 13.
1907 On this day in history first taxicab (NYC)
1907 1st taxicab (NYC) on this day in history.
1907 Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer on this day in history.
1908 On August - 13 cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team
1908 On August - 13 gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)
1908 On August - 13 ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67
1909 John Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D) on this day in history.
1910 Dodgers & Pirates play to 8-8 tie, both have 38 at bats, 13 hits, 12 assists, 2 errors, 5 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 pass ball & 1 hit by pitch on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90
1912 On August - 13 ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53)
1912 Jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1913 Canadian Army troops called out at Nanaimo British Columbia to stop rioting on August - 13.
1913 On this day in history otto Witte, an acrobat, is purportedly crowned King of Albania.
1913 Anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer on this day in history.
1913 F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies on August - 13.
1914 On this day in history establishment of the Australian Red Cross to raise funds to purchase comfort supplies for Australian service personnel overseas
1914 On August - 13 -14] German army occupies forts at Luik
1914 Richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea) on August - 13.
1916 Fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1917 Phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves on August - 13.
1918 On August - 13 bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany.
1918 On August - 13 denis Smallwood, British air chief marshal
1919 Australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney on this day in history.
1919 Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga) on August - 13.
1919 British troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350 on August - 13.
1919 On this day in history rex Humbard, televanglist