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Historical Events Happened In December - 13

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

1906  German chancellor Bernhard von Bulow disbands the Parliament on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history ingemar Liljefors, composer  

1907  George Gunn scores 119 on Test debut v Australia SCG on this day in history.  

1908  Victor Babin, composer on this day in history.  

1909  Innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter, dies at 53 [OS 11/30] on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history lillian Roth, [Rutstein], singer/actress (Animal Crackers)  

1911  On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US, poet/novelist (Cloth of the Tempest)  

1911  On this day in history reg Duff, cricketer (23 Tests for Australia 1902-05, 1317 runs), dies  

1912  On this day in history max Croiset, Dutch actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark) [or Aug 13]  

1913  Mona Lisa stolen in Aug 1911 returned to Louvre on this day in history.  

1913  Archie Moore, light-heavyweight boxing champ (1952-60) on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history alan L Bullock, British historian  

1915  On this day in history balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77)  

1916  On this day in history avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian and Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol  

1916  On this day in history avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian & Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol  

1917  On this day in history dave Street, LA Calif, actor/singer (Broadway Open House)  

1918  US army of occupation crosses the Rhine, enters Germany on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history wilson, becomes first to make a foreign visit as president (France)  

1918  US army of occupation crosses Rhine, enters Germany on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history ross and Smith land in Australia from a flight from London  

1919  On this day in history ross & Smith land in Australia from a flight from London  

1919  Amintore Galli, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history f Pease's interferometer measures first stellar diameter (Betelgeuse)  

1920  On this day in history f Pease's interferometer measures 1st stellar diameter (Betelgeuse)  

1920  Don Taylor, Freeport Pa, actor (Father's Little Dividend) on this day in history.  

1921  Frederick Martin, cricketer (14 wkts in 2 Tests for Eng 1890-92), dies on this day in history.  

1922  Charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps on this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history fred van der Spek, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PSP)  

1924  On this day in history kOA-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions  

1924  Larry Doby, 1st black in baseball's AL (Cleve Indians) on this day in history.  

1924  Samuel Gompers, organizer (American Federation of Labor), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1925  The birth of Dick Van Dyke, American actor and comedian, of stage and screen on this day in history.  

1925  Dick Van Dyke, West Plains Mo, actor (Rob Petrie-Dick Van Dyke Show) on this day in history.  

1926  Carl Erskine, baseball player (Bkln Dodgers) 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 this day in history.  

1533  On this day in history birth of erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

1553  Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) was born on this day in history.  

1585  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804)  

Famous Deaths In December - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  On this day in history pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies  

1048  On this day in history al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74  

1124  On this day in history callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies  

1126  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1404  On this day in history albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74  

1466  Death of Donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386) on this day in history.