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 This day in History - August 13
361 Historic Events for August 13
1904

Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings)

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1906

Cub's Pitcher Jack Taylor ends a string of completing 202 games (187 complete, 15 relief) by Dodgers in 3rd inning

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1906

Black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas

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1906

Mogens Klitgaard, Danish author (Ballade p† Nytorv)

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1907

Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer

Birth
1907

1st taxicab (NYC)

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1908

Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67

Death
1908

Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team

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1908

Gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)

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1909

John Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D)

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1909

Wilhelmina Von Bremen, US 4X100 relay sprinter (Olympic-gold-1932)

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1910

Dodgers and Pirates play to 8-8 tie, both have 38 at bats, 13 hits, 12 assists, 2 errors, 5 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 pass ball and 1 hit by pitch

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1910

Florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90

Death
1912

Rita Johnson, Worcester Mass, actress (Honolulu, All Mine to Give)

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1912

Salvador E Luria, Italian/US biologist (Nobel prize 1969)

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1912

Metten Koornstra, Dutch painter/graphic artist

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1912

Ben Hogan, Dublin Tx, PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53)

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1912

Jan Peeters, Dutch water colors painter/monumental artist

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1912

Jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70

Death
1912

Max Croiset, playwright/director/actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark)

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1913

Francisco Escudero, composer

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1913

Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent

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1913

Lord Oram, British MP (Labour)

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1913

Anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer

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1913

Makarios III, [Michail Moeskos], archbishop/president Cyprus

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