What Happened on August 13, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ben Hogan, American PGA golfer (US Open 1950, 51, 53), born in Stephenville, Texas (d. 1997)

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan
  • Jan Peeters, Dutch water colors painter/monumental artist
  • Max Croiset, playwright/director/actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark)
  • Metten Koornstra, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • Rita Johnson, actress (Honolulu, All Mine to Give), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Salvador E Luria, Italian/US biologist (Nobel prize 1969)

Famous Deaths

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