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 This day in History - August 13
361 Historic Events for August 13
1953

Dmitri Arakishvili, composer, dies at 80

Death
1954

21st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Detroit 31, All-Stars 6 (93,470)

Event
1954

Hermann W S Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer, dies at 71

Death
1954

Lincoln Diaz-Balart, (Rep-R-Florida)

Birth
1955

Betsy King, Reading PA, LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open)

Birth
1955

Larry Doby's ends AL record of 167 errorless games in outfield

Event
1956

Harry Donnan, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1891-96), dies

Death
1956

WBIR TV channel 10 in Knoxville, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1958

Feargal Sharkey, rocker (Undertones-Never Never, Good Heart)

Birth
1958

David W Feherty, Bangor N Ireland, PGA golfer (1994 New England-2nd)

Birth
1958

Indians' right fielder Rocky Colavito makes his pitching debut, hurling 3 hitless innings, Detroit 3, Cleveland 2

Event
1958

Scott Hamilton, Toledo Ohio, figure skater (Oly-gold-1984)

Birth
1959

Milt satellite Discoverer 5 launched (into polar orbit)

Event
1959

Danny Bonaduce, actor (Danny-Partridge Family)/Chicago DJ (WLUP)

Birth
1959

Henry Garat, actor (Congress Dances), dies at 57

Death
1959

Bruce French, cricketer (England wicketkeeper in 16 Tests 1986-88)

Birth
1959

Mark Nevin, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)

Birth
1960

Central African Republic and Chad proclaim independence from France

Event
1960

USSR draws adviseors out of China

Event
1961

Construction on Berlin Wall begins in East Germany (Dark day)

Event
1961

Bettine Vriesekoop, Dutch table tennis star

Birth
1961

Dawnn Lewis, actress (Jaleesa-Different World)

Birth
1961

Neil Mallender, cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992)

Birth
1961

Adeline De Walt Reynolds, actress (Son of Dracula), dies at 78

Death
1961

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Kansas City Golf Open

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