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Historical Events Happened In December - 13

Saturday, 20 December 2014

1732  On this day in history jean-Claude Trial, composer  

1734  On December - 13 england & Russia sign trade agreement  

1738  Gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59 on December - 13.  

1740  On December - 13 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer  

1742  On this day in history willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes  

1759  On December - 13 1st music store in America opens (Phila)  

1769  On this day in history dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter  

1769  C F Gellert, writer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1770  On December - 13 john Clarke-Whitfeld, composer  

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

1774  1st incident of Revolution-400 attack Ft William & Mary, NH on this day in history.  

1774  Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

1797  The birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer on December - 13.  

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

1810  Clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty) on December - 13.  

1812  On December - 13 marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68  

1814  Charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belg fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79 on December - 13.  

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  Edwin George Monk, composer on this day in history.  

1823  On December - 13 gioacchino Rossini arrives in London  

1833  On December - 13 hMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagonia  

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  George Stephanescu, composer on December - 13.  

1847  Emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights' on December - 13.  

1850  On December - 13 g F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G )  

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

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

1861  Battle of Alleghany Summit, WV on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)  

1533  On December - 13 birth of erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

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

1585  On this day in history birth of william Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649)  

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 December - 13.  

1048  Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

1124  Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on December - 13.  

1126  On this day in history hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies  

1204  On December - 13 maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69  

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

1404  On this day in history albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74  

1466  Death of Donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386) on December - 13.