Historical Events In August - 13
Friday, 05 June 2020
1920 Princes Highway between Melbourne and Sydney is officially opened at Warragul on August - 13.
1920 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio on August - 13.
1920 On August - 13 charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist
1921 Simon Kaufman & Marc Connelly's "Dulcy," premieres in NYC on August - 13.
1921 On August - 13 neville Brand, Kewanee IL, actor (DOA, Eaten Alive, Fire, Mohawk)
1923 On this day in history mustapha Kemal elected president of Turkey
1923 On August - 13 germany: Gustav Stresemann becomes premier of coalition govt
1924 On this day in history john Milne, CEO (Blue Circles Industries)
1924 Julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56 on August - 13.
1925 On August - 13 benny Bailey, jazz trumpeter
1926 Fidel Castro born on August - 13.
1926 Fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- ) on this day in history.
1927 The birth of Fidel Castro, Cuban leader on August - 13.
1927 On this day in history james Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49
1928 Soviet Union Spartacan Games begins on August - 13.
1928 Fernand de La Tombelle, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1929 Augustyn Bloch, composer on August - 13.
1930 On August - 13 don Ho, Hawaiian singer (Tiny Bubbles) born
1931 Cin Red Tony Cuccinello goes 6 for 6 on this day in history.
1932 Hitler refuses Von Hindenburg's proposal to become vice-chancellor on August - 13.
1933 On this day in history 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee
1933 Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1935 On August - 13 transcontinental Roller Derby begins (Chicago Coliseum)
1937 On August - 13 japanese attack Shanghai
1939 Sabotage suspected in crash of the 'City of San Francisco' which fell into the Humboldt River killing 24. (Elko, Nevada) on this day in history.
1939 On August - 13 yankees set AL shutout margin with 21-0 victory over A's
1940 Air crash in Canberra kills three UAP ministers and Chief of the General Staff on this day in history.
1940 Germany air attack on South England (Battle of Britain begins) on August - 13.
1940 George C Pearce, actor (Hold tat Lion, British Agent), dies at 75 on August - 13.
1941 Australian Women's Army Service formed on August - 13.
1941 On this day in history red army evacuates Smolensk
1942 On August - 13 the Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet directed that an Aircraft Experimental and Developmental Squadron be established at NAS Anacostia.
1943 On this day in history red army recaptures Spas-Demensk
1944 On this day in history british 8th army occupies Florence