What Happened on August 13, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Denis Smallwood, British air chief marshal
  • Frederick Sanger, British biochemist (Sanger sequencing, Nobel Prize 1958, 1980), born in Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, England (d. 2013)
  • John Bunting, senior civil servant