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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Friday, 06 March 2015

1733  James Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC on this day in history.  

1734  On January - 13 luca Sorkocevic, composer  

1762  On January - 13 leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68  

1770  De Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris on January - 13.  

1778  Anton Fischer, composer on January - 13.  

1785  John Walter publishes first issue of London Times on this day in history.  

1785  On this day in history john Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times  

1788  Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer on January - 13.  

1794  On this day in history congress changes US flag to 15 stars &15 stripes  

1794  Congress changes US flag to 15 stars & 15 stripes on January - 13.  

1795  On January - 13 francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73  

1797  Elisabeth C von Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederick II, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1799  On January - 13 president George Washington adds two stars and two stripes to the U.S. flag, honoring the admission of Vermont and Kentucky to the union. The new stripes were later removed, restoring the total to 13.  

1802  On this day in history eduard von Bauernfeld, Vienna, comedic playwright  

1807  Napoleon Bonaparte Buford, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1883 on January - 13.  

1808  On this day in history salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)  

1812  On January - 13 humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872  

1815  William Henry French, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881 on this day in history.  

1822  The design of the Greek flag is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus on January - 13.  

1824  Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer, dies at 80  

1830  On this day in history great fire in New Orleans thought to be set by rebel slaves  

1834  The birth of Horatio Alger, American author on January - 13.  

1834  On this day in history horatio Alger Jr, Revere Mass, author (Lost at Sea, Work & Win)  

1835  Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior on January - 13.  

1838  Ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1840  On January - 13 the steamship Lexington burns and sinks four miles off the coast of Long Island with the loss of 139 lives.  

1842  On this day in history dr. William Brydon, a surgeon in the British Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for being the sole survivor of an army of 16,500 when he reaches the safety of a garrison in Jalalabad.  

1849  On January - 13 vancouver Island granted to Hudson's Bay Co  

1850  On this day in history leon Francis Victor Caron, composer  

1854  Anthony Foss patents the accordion on this day in history.  

1854  On January - 13 anthony Foss patents accordion  

1858  Oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931) on this day in history.  

1859  Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) on January - 13.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  On this day in history birth of king Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)  

1381  St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) was born on this day in history.  

1406  Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile) was born on this day in history.  

1505  Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) was born on January - 13.  

1562  On January - 13 birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

1596  Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter was born on this day in history.  

1610  On January - 13 birth of maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)  

1616  On January - 13 birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Famous Deaths In January - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0086  On January - 13 death of gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)  

0533  On January - 13 remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96  

0858  Aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies on January - 13.  

0888  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on this day in history.  

1049  On this day in history derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle  

1138  On January - 13 death of simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)  

1151  On January - 13 death of abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)  

1177  Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on January - 13.