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Historical Events Happened In December - 13

Thursday, 11 February 2016

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

1734  On December - 13 england & Russia sign trade agreement  

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

1740  Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer on December - 13.  

1742  On December - 13 willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes  

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 this day in history.  

1770  On this day in history 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  On December - 13 susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50  

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 heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)  

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

1812  On this day in history marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68  

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 this day in history.  

1819  Edwin George Monk, composer on December - 13.  

1823  Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London on this day in history.  

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

1835  On this day in history phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem)  

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

1843  On this day in history "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published, 6,000 copies sold  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1861  On this day in history battle of Alleghany Summit, WV  

1862  Battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North on December - 13.  

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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 December - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

1640  On December - 13 birth of robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696)  

1662  On December - 13 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.  

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

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 December - 13.  

1204  On this day 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.  

1404  Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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