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 This day in History - August 13
361 Historic Events for August 13
1884

Jo van Ammers-KĀller, playwright (Rebellions)

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1886

Jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter

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1886

Adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62

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1888

John Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV)

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1889

William Gray patents coin-operated telephone

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1890

[Lavinia] Marian Fleming Poe, black US advocate in Virginia

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1892

US black newspaper "Afro-American" begins publishing from Baltimore

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1894

Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher/director

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1894

Leonid Alexeyevich Polovinkin, composer

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1895

Robert Burton, actor (Dr Gordon-Kings Row)

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1895

Bert Lahr, [Irving Lahrheim], US comic/actor (Lion-Wizard of Oz)

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1895

Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition), dies

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1896

John Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67

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1896

Leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor

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1897

Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63

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1898

US forces under George Dewey captures Manila during Spanish-Amer war

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1898

Jean Borota, France, tennis champ (35 Wimbeldons between 1922-64)

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1899

Alfred Hitchcock, London, director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)

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1901

Ian Whyte, composer

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1902

England beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory

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1902

Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic

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1902

Felix Wankel, Germany, inventor (Wankel rotary-piston engine)

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1902

Lord Sainsbury of Drury Lane, president (J Sansbury Pics)

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1902

Regis Toomey, Pitts Pa, actor (Burke's Law, Petticoat Junction)

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1903

Wilton Graff, St Louis MO, actor (Bloodlust, Just Before Dawn)

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