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 This day in History - August 13
361 Historic Events for August 13
1913

F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies

Death
1914

Richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea)

Birth
1914

-14] German army occupies forts at Luik

Event
1914

Carl Wickman begins Greyhound, the 1st US bus line, in Minnesota

Event
1914

France declares war on Austria-Hungary, leading to WW I

Event
1916

Fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61

Death
1917

Phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves

Event
1918

Frederick Sanger, England, biochemist (Nobel 1958, 1980)

Birth
1918

Denis Smallwood, British air chief marshal

Birth
1918

John Bunting, senior civil servant

Birth
1919

British troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350

Event
1919

Rex Humbard, televanglist

Birth
1919

Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga)

Event
1920

George Shearing, London, blind pianist/composer (Lullabye of Byrdland)

Birth
1920

Charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist

Birth
1920

24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio

Event
1921

Simon Kaufman and Marc Connelly's "Dulcy," premieres in NYC

Event
1921

Neville Brand, Kewanee IL, actor (DOA, Eaten Alive, Fire, Mohawk)

Birth
1923

US Steel Corp initiates 8th-hour work day

Event
1923

Turkish National Congress selects Moestafa Kemal Pasja as president

Event
1923

Germany: Gustav Stresemann becomes premier of coalition govt

Event
1924

Julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56

Death
1924

John Milne, CEO (Blue Circles Industries)

Birth
1925

Leslie Joseph, QC

Birth
1925

Benny Bailey, jazz trumpeter

Birth