Historical Events In August - 13
Monday, 27 March 2023
1971 On this day in history king Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], US musician, murdered at 37
1972 On this day in history george Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78
1973 On August - 13 ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75
1974 The last United States troops leave Vietnam on August - 13.
1974 Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies on August - 13.
1976 An HU-16 Albatross, the Navy's last operational seaplane made its final water landing in Pensacola Bay on August - 13.
1977 First test glide of the shuttle on August - 13.
1977 Henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 August - 13 helen Mack, actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies
1987 On this day in history vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
1988 Ronald J Dossenbach sets record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax in 13 days 15 hr 4 minutes on this day in history.
1988 US beats Jamaicia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup on August - 13.
1988 Otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1989 US space shuttle STS-28 lands on August - 13.
1989 Tim Richmond, race car driver (won 13 NASCAR races), dies of AIDS on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history jimmy Starr, actor (Hot Flashes), dies at 86
1991 On this day in history jack Ryan, inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at 65
1992 Bill Elverman, playwright/actor (After Hours), dies at 40 on this day in history.
1994 On August - 13 manfred Worner, German general/sec-gen of NATO (1988-94), dies at 59
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 Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus is stripped of her shot-put gold medal after failing a doping test on August - 13.
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 August - 13.
2017 On August - 13 99th PGA Championship: Justin Thomas wins his first major by 2 shots with a three-under 68 at Quail Hollow, North Carolina
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 this day in history.
2018 On August - 13 ugandan politician and pop singer Bobi Wine arrested by the Ugandan army at a campaign rally in Arua and later allegedly tortured
2019 On this day in history 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.