August 13 in history

August 13, 2009

On August 13:

1860 Sharpshooter Annie Oakley was born.

   

1888 Scottish inventor of television  John Logie Baird was born.

1899 Alfred Hitchcock was born.

 
 

1913 Stainless steel was invented by Harry Brearley.

1926 Fidel Castro was born.

1940 The Battle of Britain began.

Sourced from Wikipedia.


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