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Historical Events Happened In December - 13

Friday, 25 April 2014

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

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

1911  Kenneth Patchen, US, poet/novelist (Cloth of the Tempest) on this day in history.  

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

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  

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

1918  On this day in history uS army of occupation crosses the Rhine, enters Germany  

1918  Wilson, becomes first to make a foreign visit as president (France) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

1922  On this day in history 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  KOA-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history larry Doby, 1st black in baseball's AL (Cleve Indians)  

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  On this day in history dick Van Dyke, West Plains Mo, actor (Rob Petrie-Dick Van Dyke Show)  

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  Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) was born on this day in history.  

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  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  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  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  Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1126  On this day in history hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies  

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.