Who Was Born Today – August 13 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – August 13 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on August 13
1655 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor of the clarinet.
1818 Lucy Stone, woman’s rights activist, founder of Woman’s Journal.
1860 Phoebe Anne Moses, later known as Annie Oakley, a sharpshooter and entertainer.
1899 Alfred Hitchcock, director of over 50 films including Rebecca, Rear Window, Psycho and North by Northwest.
1902 Felix Wankel, inventory of the rotary engine which bears his name.
1912 Ben Hogan, American golfer.
1916 Daniel Schorr, radio and television correspondent.
1926 Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary leader and president.
1930 Don Ho, Hawaii’s best-known musician and singer (“Tiny Bubbles”).
1933 Jocelyn Elders, first African American US Surgeon General (Sept 1993–Dec 1994).
1940 Ann Armstrong Daily, founder of Children’s Hospice international.
1942 Robert Lee Stewart, US Army brigadier general and astronaut.
1951 Dan Fogelberg, multiple-platinum singer-songwriter.
1952 Herb Ritts, photographer who revolutionized fashion photography in the 1980s and created many iconic photos of celebrities.

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