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Famous Events For August 13 – Today In History

August 13: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – August 13 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. 3114 BC – Beginning of the Mayan Calendar
2. August 13, 523 – The power of control by St John as Catholic Pope
3. August 13, 1099 – Selection of Raniero as Pope Paschal II
4. August 13, 1326 – Aradia de Toscano, as per the myth, was taught the Dianic sorcery. He founded the institution of Stregheria, subsequently known as Malandanti

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5. August 13, 1415 – The defense forces of King Henry V of England camp at the mouth of the river Seine
6. August 13, 1516 – Charles’s right over Naples was conceded by Francis, and Francis’s right over Milan was admitted by Charles, under the agreement of Noyon between France and Spain
7. August 13, 1521 – The termination of the Aztec kingdom by the surrender of King Cuauhtemoc in Tenochtitlan to Spanish conquerors commanded by Hernan Cortes
8. August 13, 1536 – During the Tenbun Hokke riot, 21 Nichiren places of worship were destroyed by fire by Buddhist clerics from Kyoto’s Enryaku temple, throughout Kyoto
9. August 13, 1578 – Acceptance of Duke France of Anjou as guardian of the Netherlands
10. August 13, 1608 – Publication of the story of Jamestown’s first days by John Smith
11. August 13, 1624 – Louis XIII selects Cardinal Richelieu as Chief Minister of France
12. August 13, 1630 – Chief of Army Albrecht von Wallenstein removed from his post by Ferdinand II
13. August 13, 1642 – Discovery of Martian south polar cap by the Dutch Astronomer Christiaan Huygens
14. August 13, 1645 – Agreement between Sweden and Denmark for peace known as Peace of Bromsebro
15. August 13, 1696 – Willem III recognized as Mayor by the State of Drenthe

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18th Century – What Happened on August 13 – The 1700s

16. August 13, 1704 – Allied forces of British, German, and Dutch, commanded by John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, conclusively defeat the French and Bavarian armies at the War of Blenheim
17. August 13, 1732 – Zaire, by the philosopher Voltaire debuts in Paris
18. August 13, 1740 – Starvation campaign in Rotterdam
19. August 13, 1784 – The reign of the East India Company in India came under the British Government with the enactment of the East India Company Act 1784 by the British Parliament
20. August 13, 1788 – A tripartite agreement came into being with the consolidation of Prussia with Anglo-Dutch. This was done to halt the Russo-Swedish Battle of 1788-90
21. August 13, 1792 – Queen of France, Marie Antoinette along with her supporters were arrested by Rebels
22. August 13, 1799 – Suriname defeated by British defense under Lord Seymour

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19th Century – August 13 This Day That Year – The 1800s

23. August 13, 1814 – The British acquired Ape of Good Hope from the Dutch
24. August 13, 1814 – The moving of slaves came to an end by the agreement between London and the Netherlands
25. August 13, 1852 – Atlantic – the vessel travelling across Lake Erie from Buffalo to Detroit drowned when crashed against a fishing boat with 250 on board
26. August 13, 1864 – War of Deep Bottom and Fussell’s
27. August 13, 1868 – 25000 lost their lives and $300 million compensation (Peru and Ecuador)
28. August 13, 1876 – The opera house – The Bayreuth Festpielhus – starts with the accomplishment of Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle
29. August 13, 1886 – As a mark of finishing the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway, a silver mallet was used to pierce a gold nail John MacDonald
30. August 13, 1889 – Telephone that can operate by using a coin was patented by William Gary
31. August 13, 1892 – Publication of Afro-American US black newspaper starts from Baltimore
32. August 13, 1898 – Conquering of Manila by the US army commanded by Admiral George Dewey in the Spanish-Amirian Battle

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day August 13 – The 1900

33. August 13, 1902 – In a cricket test match at The Oval Famous, Austria lost to England by one wicket
34. August 13, 1906 – Brownsville, Texas invaded by a Black army
35. August 13, 1907 – Commencement of taxies in New York City by Harry N. Allen by introducing an imported car
36. August 13, 1908 – Discussion between King Edward VII of Great Britain and Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria and Ischl. The King requests the Emperor to counsel Germany not to pursue anti-British strategies
37. August 13, 1910 – Equal finish between Dodgers and Pirates: 8-8.
38. August 13, 1913 – Otto White, a German gymnast and visionary ascends the throne as King of Albania
39. August 13, 1913 – Harry Brearley, Sheffield, England creates stainless steel

40. August 13, 1914 – Forts at Liege conquered by German forces
41 August 13, 1914 – Commencement of 1st US Bus service in Minnesota
By Carl Wick man – Grey Hound
42 August 13,1917 – A rebellion in Catalonia, a northeast province of Spain
43 August 13,1918 – Recognition of a public business corporation in Germany – BMW – Bayerische Motoren Werke
44 August 13,1920 – At the Inverness Club in Ohio shooting 295 by Ted Ray at the 24th US Golf Open
45 August 13,1921 – “Dulcy” debuts in NYC
46 August 13,1923 – Gustav Strassman assumes as Prime Minister of the German Alliance government
47 August 13, 1923 – The Steel Corporation of the US starts working 8 hours per day

48 August 13,1928 – Commencement of a sport known as “spartan” by the Soviet Union
49 August 13, 1932 – President von Hindenburg’s advice to Hitler to accept the position of Vice Chancellor of Germany declined by Hitler
50 August 13,1933 – World amateur cycle championship awarded to Jacques van Egmond
51 August 13, 1935 – Commencement of Roller Derby for Transcontinental countries
52 August 13, 1937 – Sino-Japanese battle starts involving 10 lakh defense personnel at the War of Shanghai and continues for 3 months
53 August 13, 1939 – Wilful destruction of the “City of San Francisco” assumed
54 August 13,1940 – In the war of Britain, several German airplanes were shot down over Southern England
55 August 13, 1941 – Smolensk emptied by Red army
56 August 13, 1943 – Spas-Denmark regained by Red Defence personnel

57 August 13, 1944 – Florence was conquered by the British 8th Army
58 August 13,1944 – Meeting of Generals to discuss a breakthrough. They were Montgomery, Dempsey, and Bradley
59 August 13, 1946 – Unlawful expatriates going to Palestine sent to Cyprus
60 August 13, 1948 – Pitching of 1st major league by Satchel Paige at 42
61 August 13, 1950 – LPGA World Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson-Zaharias
62 August 13, 1950 – Defence support for Vietnamese rule of Bao-Dai was announced by US President Harry Truman
63 August 13, 1951 – Fresh business oil deal between Great Britain and Iraq entered
64 August 13,1953 – Creation of Government Contract Compliance Committee by US President Dwight Eisenhower
65 August 13, 1953 – General Omar Bradley assumes charge as US Chief of Staff

66 August 13, 1954 – in a play Detroit Vs All-stars 21st NFL Chicago All-star Play Detroit scored 31 and All-stars scored 6
67 August 13, 1955 – Ending of AL record of 167 errorless games in the outfield by Larry Doby’s
68 August 13, 1956 – Inauguration of airing by WBIBR TV network in Knoxville, TN (CBS)
69 August 13, 1958 – In a match between Detroit and Cleveland, Indian’s right fielder Rocky Colavito makes his pitching begin tossing 3 hitless innings. Detroit Score 3 and Cleveland score 2
70 August 13, 1959 – Launch of a satellite Discoverer 5 into polar orbit by US Defence
71 August 13, 1960 – announcement of independence by Central African Republic and Chad from France
72 August 13, 1960 – Consultants from China called back by the USSR
73 August 13, 1960 – Talk through satellite using Echo I commenced for the first time
74 August 13, 1961 – Start of building the Berlin Wall in East Germany
75 August 13,1961 – LPGA Kansas City Golf Open achieved by Louise Suggs
76 August 13,1962 – Pitching dexterously by Bert of Daytona Beach (FLS)
77 August 13, 1963 – seizure of 21 gold coins from Witte Museum by the US Tax officials
78 August 13,1964 – Airing by Trans World Radio on Bonaire for the first time

79 August 13,1966 – End in Kington of the 8th British Empire Games and Commonwealth Games
80 August 13, 1967 – Inauguration of airing by WQLN TV channel 54 in Erie, PA (PBS)
81 August 13,1969 – Bowie Kulm was selected for the 7-year term unanimously as Temp Commissioner
82 August 13, 1970 – The progressive African National Congress publicity flyers were thrown by brochure bombs in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, and Port Elizabeth, South Africa
83 August 13,1971 – Publication of “Back Seat of my Car” by Paul and Linda Mc Cartney
84 August 13, 1972 – The last and 440th event of “Bonanza” aired by Dutch KRO-TV
85 August 13,1975 – At the Oval Cricket match against England, Viv Richards scored 291
86 August 13, 1976 – South Africa vows to cooperate for a discussed conclusion in Rhodesia
87 August 13, 1977 – Space vehicles’ first skate test
88 August 13, 1978 – Hundreds perished in an explosive attack in Beirut
89 August 13,1979 – 3000 hits scored by Lou Brock and was the 14th to achieve this score
90 August 13,1980 – John Ferrier, President of Suriname thrown
91 August 13,1980 – 1.5 k woman’s highest achieved (3:52.47) in USSR by Tatyana Kazankina of USSR
92 August 13,1981 – World’s highest 200 m butterfly (2:05.96) swimming by Mary Terstegge
93 August 13,1984 – Arabic-African Union agreement inked by Morocco and Libya
94 August 13,1985 – Hundreds of pupils were encircled and detained by South African Armed Forces traveling in groups during the restriction on school prohibition
95 August 13, 1986 – All alphabets in KRE-AM in Berkeley CA altered to KBLX (now KBFN)
96 August 13, 1987 – Outfield best of no putouts in 4-2 in 13 innings by Card
97 August 13,1987 – World’s best of 24’5 ½ “in jump shared between Jackie Joyner and Kersee
98 August 13,1988 – Inauguration of Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit
99 August 13,1988 – World’s best for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver, BC to Halifax NS in 13 days, 15 hr and 4 min, achieved by Ronald J Dossengach
August 13, 1989 – 13 killed in a crash of a hot-air balloon at Alice Springs
100 August 13,1989 – landing of space vehicle US – STS 28

101 August 13,1991 – At a Test cricket match between Australia and England at Old Trafford, Mike Whitney plays for the first time for Australia
102 August 13,1991 – Aggressive speech against lawyers by US Vice President Dan Quayle
103 August 13,1992 – Inauguration of 25th San Diego Comic-Con International at Double Tree Hotel
104 August 13,1993 – Hundreds perished in a Hotel Building Collapse in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
105 August 13,1994 – Train accident in Tbilisi, Georgia killing 24 travellers
106 \ August 13,1995 – LPGA PING Welch’s Golf Championship achieved by Beth Daniels
107 August 13, 1996 – Internet Explorer 3.0 issued by Microsoft
108 August 13,1997 – The first incident of ‘South Park’ broadcasted
109 August 13,1998 – opening of the 31st San Diego International at the San Diego convention

21st Century – August 13 This Day In History – The 2000s

110 August 13,2004 – At the refugee camp at Gatumba in Burundi, hundreds of Congolese Tutsi were killed
August 13, 2004 – Inauguration of 28th Olympic Games at Athens, Greece
111 August 13, 2008 – decline in economy in the Baltic state due to recession
112 August 13,2012 – The gold medal in shot put awarded to Nadzwya Ostapchuk of Belarus was withdrawn after she failed a drug test
113 August 13,2014 – The cease-fire of Aug.8 was extended by another 120 hours between Israel and Palestrina to discuss further consultations
114 August 13, 2015 – Julian Assange, creator of WikiLeaks cleared of sexual and molestation charges by the Swedish law authorities
115 August 13, 2015 – Picasso’s paintings, La Coiffeuse, burgled from the Paris National Museum of Modern Art given back to France by US authorities in 2001
116 August 13,2015 – In a mine explosion by an ISIL in Bagdad, Iraq, 76 died and 212 injured
117 August 13,2016 – American Swimmer Michael Phelps wins 4 x 100 medley relay, his 23 Gold medal as world’s best adorned Olympian ends his career.

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