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Historical Events Happened In December - 13

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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

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

1738  On December - 13, 1738 in history gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59  

1740  Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer on December - 13, 1740 in history.  

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

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

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

1774  On December - 13, 1774 in history first incident of the Revolution-400 attack Fort William and Mary, NH  

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

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

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 December - 13, 1797 in history heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)  

1810  Clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty) on this day in history.  

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

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  On December - 13, 1816 in history clement Claiborne Clay, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882  

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

1819  On this day in history edwin George Monk, composer  

1823  On December - 13, 1823 in history gioacchino Rossini arrives in London  

1833  HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagonia on December - 13, 1833 in history.  

1835  Phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem) on this day in history.  

1838  Marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, composer on this day in history.  

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

1843  On this day in history george Stephanescu, composer  

1847  On this day in history emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights'  

1850  G F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G ) on December - 13, 1850 in history.  

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

1858  On December - 13, 1858 in history jakab Gyula Major, composer  

1861  On December - 13, 1861 in history battle of Alleghany Summit, WV  

1862  On December - 13, 1862 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, 1521 in history 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 December - 13, 1553 in history birth of henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610)  

1585  On December - 13, 1585 in history birth of william Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649)  

1640  Robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696) was born on December - 13, 1640 in history.  

1662  On this day in history birth of francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729)  

1678  Yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735) was born on this day in history.  

1720  Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804) was born on December - 13, 1720 in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on December - 13, 0838 in history.  

1048  Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1250  Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on December - 13, 1250 in history.  

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

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