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Historical Events Happened In December - 13

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1732  Jean-Claude Trial, composer on this day in history.  

1734  England & Russia sign trade agreement on this day in history.  

1738  On this day in history gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59  

1740  On December - 13 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer  

1742  Willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes on this day in history.  

1759  1st music store in America opens (Phila) on this day in history.  

1769  Dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter on this day in history.  

1769  On December - 13 c F Gellert, writer, dies at 54  

1770  John Clarke-Whitfeld, composer on this day in history.  

1774  On this day in history first incident of the Revolution-400 attack Fort William and Mary, NH  

1774  On December - 13 1st incident of Revolution-400 attack Ft William & Mary, NH  

1774  On this day in history susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50  

1793  Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63 on December - 13.  

1797  On December - 13 the birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer  

1797  Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt) on this day in history.  

1810  On this day in history clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty)  

1812  Marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68 on December - 13.  

1814  Charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belg fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1816  On this day in history patent for a dry dock issued to John Adamson, Boston  

1816  Clement Claiborne Clay, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882 on December - 13.  

1818  Mary Todd Lincoln, 1st lady (1861-65) on this day in history.  

1819  On December - 13 edwin George Monk, composer  

1823  On this day in history gioacchino Rossini arrives in London  

1833  HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagonia on this day in history.  

1835  On December - 13 phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem)  

1838  On December - 13 marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, composer  

1843  On December - 13 "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published, 6,000 copies sold  

1843  On this day in history george Stephanescu, composer  

1847  On December - 13 emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights'  

1850  G F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G ) on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter  

1858  Jakab Gyula Major, composer on this day in history.  

1861  On December - 13 battle of Alleghany Summit, WV  

1862  On this day in history battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1521  On December - 13 birth of sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)  

1533  Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69) was born on this day in history.  

1553  On this day in history birth of henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610)  

1585  William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649) was born on December - 13.  

1640  On this day in history birth of robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696)  

1662  Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

1678  Yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735) was born on December - 13.  

1720  On December - 13 birth of carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804)  

Famous Deaths In December - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on this day in history.  

1048  On December - 13 al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74  

1124  On December - 13 callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies  

1126  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on this day in history.  

1204  Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on December - 13.  

1250  On this day in history frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55  

1404  On December - 13 albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74  

1466  On this day in history death of donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386)