Historical Events Happened In December - 13
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
1732 On December - 13 jean-Claude Trial, composer
1734 England & Russia sign trade agreement on this day in history.
1738 Gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59 on December - 13.
1740 Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer on this day in history.
1742 On December - 13 willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes
1759 On this day in history 1st music store in America opens (Phila)
1769 Dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter on December - 13.
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 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 December - 13.
1793 On December - 13 johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63
1797 On December - 13 the birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer
1797 On December - 13 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 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 December - 13.
1816 On December - 13 clement Claiborne Clay, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882
1818 On December - 13 mary Todd Lincoln, 1st lady (1861-65)
1819 On December - 13 edwin George Monk, composer
1823 Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London on this day in history.
1833 On this day in history hMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagonia
1835 On this day in history phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem)
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 George Stephanescu, composer on this day in history.
1847 On December - 13 emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights'
1850 G F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G ) on December - 13.
1853 On this day in history joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter
1858 On December - 13 jakab Gyula Major, composer
1861 On this day in history battle of Alleghany Summit, WV
1862 Battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North on this day in history.