Historical Events Happened In December - 13
Saturday, 20 December 2014
1732 On this day in history jean-Claude Trial, composer
1734 On December - 13 england & Russia sign trade agreement
1738 Gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59 on December - 13.
1740 On December - 13 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
1742 On this day in history willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes
1759 On December - 13 1st music store in America opens (Phila)
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 December - 13 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 Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1793 Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63 on December - 13.
1797 The birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer on December - 13.
1797 Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt) on this day in history.
1810 Clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty) on December - 13.
1812 On December - 13 marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68
1814 Charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belg fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79 on December - 13.
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 Edwin George Monk, composer on this day in history.
1823 On December - 13 gioacchino Rossini arrives in London
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 George Stephanescu, composer on December - 13.
1847 Emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights' on December - 13.
1850 On December - 13 g F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G )
1853 On this day in history joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter
1858 Jakab Gyula Major, composer on this day in history.
1861 Battle of Alleghany Summit, WV on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North