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Historical Events For December - 13

Thursday, 23 February 2017

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

1906  Ingemar Liljefors, composer on this day in history.  

1907  On December - 13 george Gunn scores 119 on Test debut v Australia SCG  

1908  Victor Babin, composer on December - 13.  

1909  On December - 13 innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter, dies at 53 [OS 11/30]  

1910  Lillian Roth, [Rutstein], singer/actress (Animal Crackers) on this day in history.  

1911  Kenneth Patchen, US, poet/novelist (Cloth of the Tempest) on December - 13.  

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

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

1913  On this day in history mona Lisa stolen in Aug 1911 returned to Louvre  

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

1914  Alan L Bullock, British historian on December - 13.  

1915  Balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77) on December - 13.  

1916  On December - 13 avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian and Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol  

1916  Avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian & Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol on December - 13.  

1917  Dave Street, LA Calif, actor/singer (Broadway Open House) on this day in history.  

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

1918  Wilson, becomes first to make a foreign visit as president (France) on December - 13.  

1918  On December - 13 uS army of occupation crosses Rhine, enters Germany  

1919  Ross and Smith land in Australia from a flight from London on this day in history.  

1919  On December - 13 ross & Smith land in Australia from a flight from London  

1919  On this day in history amintore Galli, composer, dies at 74  

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 December - 13.  

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 December - 13 charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps  

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 December - 13.  

1925  On December - 13 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  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  On December - 13 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 December - 13.  

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

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

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 December - 13.  

1678  On December - 13 birth of yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735)  

1720  Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804) was born on December - 13.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  On December - 13 pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies  

1048  On December - 13 al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74  

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 December - 13 frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55  

1404  Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

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

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