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Historical Events Happened In December - 13

Monday, 24 November 2014

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

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 December - 13.  

1769  Dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter on December - 13.  

1769  On December - 13 c F Gellert, writer, dies at 54  

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 December - 13.  

1774  On this day in history 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 December - 13.  

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

1810  On December - 13 clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty)  

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  Clement Claiborne Clay, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882 on December - 13.  

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

1835  Phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem) on December - 13.  

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

1843  On December - 13 "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published, 6,000 copies sold  

1843  George Stephanescu, composer on this day in history.  

1847  Emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights' on this day in history.  

1850  On this day in history g F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G )  

1853  Joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter on December - 13.  

1858  Jakab Gyula Major, composer on December - 13.  

1861  Battle of Alleghany Summit, WV on this day in history.  

1862  Battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North on this day in history.  

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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  On December - 13 birth of erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

1553  On this day in history birth of henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610)  

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

1640  Robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  

1662  Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

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

1720  Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804) was born on this day in history.  

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  Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on this day in history.  

1126  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on December - 13.  

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

1250  On this day in history frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55  

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

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