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 This day in History - August 13
361 Historic Events for August 13
1926

Fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- )

Birth
1927

James Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49

Death
1928

Fernand de La Tombelle, composer, dies at 74

Death
1928

Soviet Union Spartacan Games begins

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1929

Augustyn Bloch, composer

Birth
1929

Charles Lyon, gen-sect (Transport Salaried Staffs Association)

Birth
1929

Michael Beavis, deputy cmdr-in-chief (Allied Forces Central Europe)

Birth
1929

Pat Harrington Jr, NYC, actor (Danny Thomas Show, 1 Day at a Time)

Birth
1930

Marquess Camden

Birth
1930

Heino Jurisalu, composer

Birth
1930

Don Ho, Hawaii, ukulele player (Tiny Bubbles)

Birth
1931

Roy Evans, general sect (British Iron and Steel Trade Confederation)

Birth
1931

Cin Red Tony Cuccinello goes 6 for 6

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1931

Bernard Manning, British comedian

Birth
1931

Norman Read, NZ, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1956)

Birth
1932

Yankee pitcher Red Ruffing homers and wins game 1-0 in 10 tying

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1932

Hitler refuses Von Hindenburg's proposal to become vice-chancellor

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1933

Jocelyn Elders, US Surgeon General (-1994)

Birth
1933

Jacques van Egmond becomes world champion amateur cyclist

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1933

Madhur Jaffrey, cookbook writer/actress (Shakespeare Wallah)

Birth
1933

Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80

Death
1933

16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee

Event
1934

Gary Davidson, US sports league founder (ABA, WHA, WFL)

Birth
1934

Leifur Thorarinsson, composer

Birth
1935

Transcontinental Roller Derby begins (Chicago Coliseum)

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