Historical Events In August - 13
Friday, 14 August 2020
1899 On August - 13 alfred Hitchcock, London, director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)
1901 On this day in history ian Whyte, composer
1902 On August - 13 england beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory
1902 Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic on this day in history.
1903 On August - 13 wilton Graff, St Louis MO, actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn)
1904 On this day in history charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings)
1905 Japanese seize Canadian ship Antiope out of Victoria as a carrier of contraband; during Russo-Japanese War on this day in history.
1906 Black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas on this day in history.
1907 First taxicab (NYC) on this day in history.
1907 1st taxicab (NYC) on this day in history.
1907 On August - 13 alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer
1908 Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team on this day in history.
1908 On August - 13 gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)
1908 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1909 On August - 13 john Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D)
1910 On this day in history 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
1910 Florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1913 On this day in history otto Witte, an acrobat, is purportedly crowned King of Albania.
1913 On this day in history anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer
1913 F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies on August - 13.
1914 Establishment of the Australian Red Cross to raise funds to purchase comfort supplies for Australian service personnel overseas on this day in history.
1914 -14] German army occupies forts at Luik on August - 13.
1914 Richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea) on this day in history.
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 Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany on August - 13.
1918 Denis Smallwood, British air chief marshal on this day in history.
1919 Australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney on August - 13.
1919 Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga) on this day in history.
1919 British troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350 on this day in history.
1919 Rex Humbard, televanglist on this day in history.