On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Lahr [Irving Lahrheim], American comic and actor (The Wizard of Oz), born in NYC, New York (d. 1967)
  • Robert Burton, American actor (The Big Heat, Compulsion, A Man Called Peter), born in Eastman, Georgia (d. 1962)

Famous Deaths

  • Christian Bernhard Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition), dies at 79