What Happened on August 13, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British 8th Army occupies Florence
  • Generals Montgomery/Dempsey/Bradley discuss a future breakthrough
  • Jackie Gleason-Les Tremayne show premieres on NBC radio

Famous Birthdays

  • David Mahler, American pianist and composer, born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Divina Galica, British athlete and racing driver
  • Kevin Tighe, actor (Newsie, Another 48 Hours, K-9), born in Los Angeles, California