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August 13


1913   Harry Brearley invents stainless steel

1940   The Battle of Britain begins when the Germans start a series of attacks on British fighter bases and radar installations.

1942   The Walt Disney movie Bambi premieres.

1976   International lefthanders day is first celebrated.

Famous Birthdays:

1860   Annie Oakley (Sharpshooter and entertainer)

1899   Alfred Hitchcock (Movie director)

1912   Ben Hogan (Golfer)

1926   Fidel Castro (Cuban dictator)

1951   Dan Fogelberg (Singer)

1959   Danny Bonaduce (Actor)

1969   Midori Ito (Figure Skater)

1982   Shani Davis (Speed Skater)

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