Historical Events Happened In December - 13
Thursday, 23 October 2014
1732 Jean-Claude Trial, composer on this day in history.
1734 England & Russia sign trade agreement on this day in history.
1738 On this day in history gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59
1740 On December - 13 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
1742 Willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes on this day in history.
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 On December - 13 c F Gellert, writer, dies at 54
1770 John Clarke-Whitfeld, composer on this day in history.
1774 On this day in history first incident of the Revolution-400 attack Fort William and Mary, NH
1774 On December - 13 1st incident of Revolution-400 attack Ft William & Mary, NH
1774 On this day in history susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50
1793 Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63 on December - 13.
1797 On December - 13 the birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer
1797 Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt) on this day in history.
1810 On this day in history clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty)
1812 Marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68 on December - 13.
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 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 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 this day in history.
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 On December - 13 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 this day in history joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter
1858 Jakab Gyula Major, composer on this day in history.
1861 On December - 13 battle of Alleghany Summit, WV
1862 On this day in history battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North