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Historical Events Happened In December - 13

Thursday, 05 May 2016

1732  Jean-Claude Trial, composer on December - 13.  

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

1738  Gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1740  On December - 13 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer  

1742  Willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes on December - 13.  

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

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

1769  C F Gellert, writer, dies at 54 on December - 13.  

1770  On this day in history john Clarke-Whitfeld, composer  

1774  First incident of the Revolution-400 attack Fort William and Mary, NH on December - 13.  

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

1774  Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50 on December - 13.  

1793  On this day in history johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63  

1797  The birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer on this day in history.  

1797  On this day in history heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)  

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

1812  Marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1814  On December - 13 charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belg fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79  

1816  Patent for a dry dock issued to John Adamson, Boston on December - 13.  

1816  Clement Claiborne Clay, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882 on this day in history.  

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 December - 13.  

1835  Phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem) on December - 13.  

1838  Marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, composer on December - 13.  

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

1843  George Stephanescu, composer on December - 13.  

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

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

1853  On December - 13 joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter  

1858  On this day in history jakab Gyula Major, composer  

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

1862  On December - 13 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  Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) was born on this day in history.  

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

1553  Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) was born on December - 13.  

1585  On December - 13 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 December - 13.  

1678  On December - 13 birth of yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735)  

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 this day in history al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74  

1124  Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on this day in history.  

1126  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on December - 13.  

1204  Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on this day in history.  

1250  On December - 13 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 this day in history.  

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