Historical Events In August - 13
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
1971 On August - 13 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 Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75 on August - 13.
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 On August - 13 an HU-16 Albatross, the Navy's last operational seaplane made its final water landing in Pensacola Bay
1977 First test glide of the shuttle on August - 13.
1977 On August - 13 henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies
1979 On August - 13 lou Brock gets his 3,000 career hit
1980 On August - 13 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 Charles Walters, US actor/choreographer/dir (High Society), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1984 Clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92 on August - 13.
1985 On this day in history marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67
1986 Helen Mack, actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies on August - 13.
1987 Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72 on August - 13.
1988 Ronald J Dossenbach sets record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax in 13 days 15 hr 4 minutes on August - 13.
1988 US beats Jamaicia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1989 Tim Richmond, race car driver (won 13 NASCAR races), dies of AIDS on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1992 On this day in history bill Elverman, playwright/actor (After Hours), dies at 40
1994 On this day in history manfred Worner, German general/sec-gen of NATO (1988-94), dies at 59
1995 On this day in history alison Hargreaves, mountaineer, dies at 33
1996 Antonio Sebastiao Ribiero de Spinola, soldier/polititican, dies at 86 on August - 13.
2012 Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus is stripped of her shot-put gold medal after failing a doping test on this day in history.
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 On August - 13 more than 60 children reported to have died at Gorakhpur Hospital, India, prompting an investigation
2017 On this day in history 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 On August - 13 grace Mugable, wife of the President of Zimbabwe, accused of assault in Johannesburg, South Africa
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 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 on August - 13.