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Historical Events Happened In December - 13

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

1906  Ingemar Liljefors, composer on December - 13.  

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 December - 13.  

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

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 December - 13.  

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 December - 13.  

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

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

1915  On December - 13 balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77)  

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

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  On December - 13 wilson, becomes first to make a foreign visit as president (France)  

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

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

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

1919  Amintore Galli, composer, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

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 December - 13 don Taylor, Freeport Pa, actor (Father's Little Dividend)  

1921  Frederick Martin, cricketer (14 wkts in 2 Tests for Eng 1890-92), dies on December - 13.  

1922  On December - 13 charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps  

1923  Fred van der Spek, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PSP) on December - 13.  

1924  On December - 13 kOA-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions  

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

1924  On December - 13 samuel Gompers, organizer (American Federation of Labor), dies at 74  

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 December - 13.  

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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 December - 13.  

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 this day in history birth of william Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649)  

1640  On December - 13 birth of robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696)  

1662  Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729) was born on December - 13.  

1678  On this day in history birth of yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735)  

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  On December - 13 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  Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on this day in history.  

1250  Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on December - 13.  

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

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