On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga)

Famous Birthdays

  • George Shearing, British-American blind jazz pianist (Lullaby of Birdland), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • Rex Humbard, American television evangelist (Cathedral of Tomorrow), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2007)