Historical Events In August - 13
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1971 On August - 13 king Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], US musician, murdered at 37
1972 George Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75
1974 The last United States troops leave Vietnam on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies
1976 On August - 13 an HU-16 Albatross, the Navy's last operational seaplane made its final water landing in Pensacola Bay
1977 On this day in history first test glide of the shuttle
1977 Henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies on this day in history.
1979 Lou Brock gets his 3,000 career hit on August - 13.
1980 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 on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history charles Walters, US actor/choreographer/dir (High Society), dies at 70
1984 Clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92 on August - 13.
1985 Marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67 on August - 13.
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 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 August - 13 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 On this day in history uS space shuttle STS-28 lands
1989 On this day in history tim Richmond, race car driver (won 13 NASCAR races), dies of AIDS
1990 On August - 13 jimmy Starr, actor (Hot Flashes), dies at 86
1991 Jack Ryan, inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at 65 on this day in history.
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 Antonio Sebastiao Ribiero de Spinola, soldier/polititican, dies at 86 on this day in history.
2012 Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus is stripped of her shot-put gold medal after failing a doping test on this day in history.
2014 Israeli and Palestinian cease fire agreed to on August 8 is extended for another 120 hours to provide time for further negotiations on August - 13.
2017 On August - 13 more than 60 children reported to have died at Gorakhpur Hospital, India, prompting an investigation
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 On this day in history grace Mugable, wife of the President of Zimbabwe, accused of assault in Johannesburg, South Africa
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 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.