Historical Events In August - 13
Friday, 07 August 2020
1971 King Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], US musician, murdered at 37 on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history george Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78
1973 On this day in history ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75
1974 On this day in history the last United States troops leave Vietnam
1974 On August - 13 hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies
1976 An HU-16 Albatross, the Navy's last operational seaplane made its final water landing in Pensacola Bay on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history first test glide of the shuttle
1977 Henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies on August - 13.
1979 On August - 13 lou Brock gets his 3,000 career hit
1980 On this day in history joseph MacInnis oceanographer discovers sunken barque HMS 'Breadalbane,' crushed by ice and sunk at Beechey Island NWT, Aug. 21, 1853; Scottish ship well preserved by extreme cold; sonar shows some sails and rigging intact; world's northernmost found shipwreck.
1982 On August - 13 charles Walters, US actor/choreographer/dir (High Society), dies at 70
1984 On August - 13 clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92
1985 On August - 13 marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67
1986 On this day in history helen Mack, actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies
1987 On August - 13 vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
1988 On August - 13 ronald J Dossenbach sets record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax in 13 days 15 hr 4 minutes.
1988 On this day in history uS beats Jamaicia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1988 On August - 13 otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88
1989 US space shuttle STS-28 lands on August - 13.
1989 On August - 13 tim Richmond, race car driver (won 13 NASCAR races), dies of AIDS
1990 Jimmy Starr, actor (Hot Flashes), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1991 Jack Ryan, inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at 65 on August - 13.
1992 On August - 13 bill Elverman, playwright/actor (After Hours), dies at 40
1994 Manfred Worner, German general/sec-gen of NATO (1988-94), dies at 59 on August - 13.
1995 Alison Hargreaves, mountaineer, dies at 33 on this day in history.
1996 On August - 13 antonio Sebastiao Ribiero de Spinola, soldier/polititican, dies at 86
2012 On this day in history nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus is stripped of her shot-put gold medal after failing a doping test
2014 On this day in history israeli and Palestinian cease fire agreed to on August 8 is extended for another 120 hours to provide time for further negotiations
2017 More than 60 children reported to have died at Gorakhpur Hospital, India, prompting an investigation on this day in history.
2017 99th PGA Championship: Justin Thomas wins his first major by 2 shots with a three-under 68 at Quail Hollow, North Carolina on this day in history.
2017 On August - 13 gunmen kill at least 18 at a cafe in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Islamic extremists blamed
2017 Grace Mugable, wife of the President of Zimbabwe, accused of assault in Johannesburg, South Africa on August - 13.
2018 Ugandan politician and pop singer Bobi Wine arrested by the Ugandan army at a campaign rally in Arua and later allegedly tortured on August - 13.
2019 On August - 13 the main yield curve for U.S. Treasury bonds inverts, as the yield rate for 2-year bonds rises higher than the yield rate for 10-year bonds.