Historical Events In August - 13
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
1899 On this day in history alfred Hitchcock, London, director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)
1901 Ian Whyte, composer on August - 13.
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 August - 13.
1904 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings) on August - 13.
1905 On August - 13 japanese seize Canadian ship Antiope out of Victoria as a carrier of contraband; during Russo-Japanese War.
1906 Black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas on this day in history.
1907 First taxicab (NYC) on this day in history.
1907 On August - 13 1st taxicab (NYC)
1907 On this day in history alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer
1908 Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team on August - 13.
1908 Gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater) on August - 13.
1908 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 on August - 13.
1909 John Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D) on this day in history.
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 August - 13.
1912 On this day in history ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53)
1912 On this day in history jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70
1913 On August - 13 canadian Army troops called out at Nanaimo British Columbia to stop rioting.
1913 On August - 13 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 this day in history.
1914 On August - 13 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 On August - 13 phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves
1918 On August - 13 bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany.
1918 On this day in history 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 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 On August - 13 rex Humbard, televanglist