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Historical Events Happened In December - 13

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

1906  On this day in history german chancellor Bernhard von Bulow disbands the Parliament  

1906  On this day in history ingemar Liljefors, composer  

1907  On this day in history george Gunn scores 119 on Test debut v Australia SCG  

1908  On this day in history victor Babin, composer  

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  On this day in history mona Lisa stolen in Aug 1911 returned to Louvre  

1913  On this day in history archie Moore, light-heavyweight boxing champ (1952-60)  

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

1915  Balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history uS army of occupation crosses the Rhine, enters Germany  

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  Ross & Smith land in Australia from a flight from London on this day in history.  

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  F Pease's interferometer measures 1st stellar diameter (Betelgeuse) on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history don Taylor, Freeport Pa, actor (Father's Little Dividend)  

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

1922  On this day in history charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps  

1923  Fred van der Spek, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PSP) on this day in history.  

1924  KOA-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history the birth of Dick Van Dyke, American actor and comedian, of stage and screen  

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

1926  On this day in history carl Erskine, baseball player (Bkln Dodgers)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1521  On this day in history birth of sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)  

1533  Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69) was born on this day in history.  

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

1585  William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  

1640  On this day in history birth of robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696)  

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

1048  Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1204  Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on this day in history.  

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

1404  Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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