Historical Events In August - 13
Saturday, 25 March 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 this day in history.
1902 Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 August - 13 first taxicab (NYC)
1907 1st taxicab (NYC) on August - 13.
1907 Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer on this day in history.
1908 Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)
1908 On this day in history ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67
1909 On August - 13 john Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D)
1910 On August - 13 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 Ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53) on August - 13.
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 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 On August - 13 f August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies
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 On this day in history fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61
1917 On August - 13 phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves
1918 On this day in history bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany.
1918 Denis Smallwood, British air chief marshal on this day in history.
1919 On August - 13 australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney.
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 Rex Humbard, televanglist on August - 13.
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