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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

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1733  On January - 13 james Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC  

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  John Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times on this day in history.  

1788  On January - 13 carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer  

1794  Congress changes US flag to 15 stars &15 stripes on this day in history.  

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

1795  Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on January - 13.  

1797  On this day in history elisabeth C von Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederick II, dies at 81  

1799  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 on this day in history.  

1802  On January - 13 eduard von Bauernfeld, Vienna, comedic playwright  

1807  On January - 13 napoleon Bonaparte Buford, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

1808  Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) on January - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1828  Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1830  On January - 13 great fire in New Orleans thought to be set by rebel slaves  

1834  The birth of Horatio Alger, American author on this day in history.  

1834  On January - 13 horatio Alger Jr, Revere Mass, author (Lost at Sea, Work & Win)  

1835  On this day in history gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior  

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

1840  The steamship Lexington burns and sinks four miles off the coast of Long Island with the loss of 139 lives on this day in history.  

1842  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 on January - 13.  

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

1850  Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer on January - 13.  

1854  On January - 13 anthony Foss patents the accordion  

1854  Anthony Foss patents accordion on January - 13.  

1858  On this day in history oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931)  

1859  On January - 13 karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379) was born on this day in history.  

1381  St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) was born on January - 13.  

1406  Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile) was born on January - 13.  

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  On January - 13 birth of jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter  

1610  Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665) was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC) on January - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

0888  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on January - 13.  

1049  Derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle on January - 13.  

1138  Death of Simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076) on January - 13.  

1151  On this day in history death of abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)  

1177  On January - 13 hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies