Historical Events For December - 13
Sunday, 04 December 2016
1732 Jean-Claude Trial, composer on this day in history.
1734 On December - 13 england & Russia sign trade agreement
1738 On December - 13 gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59
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 On this day in history c F Gellert, writer, dies at 54
1770 John Clarke-Whitfeld, composer on December - 13.
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 December - 13.
1774 Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50 on December - 13.
1793 Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63 on December - 13.
1797 The birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer on this day in history.
1797 Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt) on December - 13.
1810 On December - 13 clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty)
1812 Marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68 on December - 13.
1814 On this day in history charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belg fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79
1816 Patent for a dry dock issued to John Adamson, Boston on this day in history.
1816 On December - 13 clement Claiborne Clay, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882
1818 Mary Todd Lincoln, 1st lady (1861-65) on December - 13.
1819 On this day in history edwin George Monk, composer
1823 Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London on this day in history.
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 On this day in history george Stephanescu, composer
1847 Emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights' on this day in history.
1850 G F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G ) on December - 13.
1853 Joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter on this day in history.
1858 On December - 13 jakab Gyula Major, composer
1861 Battle of Alleghany Summit, WV on December - 13.
1862 On this day in history battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North