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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

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1733  On this day in history james Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC  

1734  Luca Sorkocevic, composer on January - 13.  

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

1770  On January - 13 de Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris  

1778  On this day in history anton Fischer, composer  

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

1785  John Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times on January - 13.  

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

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

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


1795  On this day in history francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73  

1797  On January - 13 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 January - 13.  

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

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

1808  On January - 13 salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)  

1812  Humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872 on January - 13.  

1815  William Henry French, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881 on January - 13.  

1822  The design of the Greek flag is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus on this day in history.  

1824  On this day in history ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer  

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

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

1834  On January - 13 the birth of Horatio Alger, American author  

1834  Horatio Alger Jr, Revere Mass, author (Lost at Sea, Work & Win) on this day in history.  

1835  Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior on this day in history.  

1838  On this day in history ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53  

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

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 this day in history 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 January - 13 oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931)  

1859  Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) on this day in history.  

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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  On January - 13 birth of st Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)  

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

1505  Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) was born on this day in history.  

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

1596  On this day in history birth of jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter  

1610  Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665) was born on January - 13.  

1616  Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic was born on this day in history.  


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  Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on this day in history.  

0858  Aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies on this day in history.  

0888  On January - 13 charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies  

1049  On January - 13 derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle  

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

1151  Death of Abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081) on January - 13.  

1177  On this day in history hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies  


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