Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Saturday, 01 October 2016
1733 James Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC on January - 13.
1734 Luca Sorkocevic, composer on this day in history.
1762 Leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1770 De Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris on January - 13.
1778 On this day in history anton Fischer, composer
1785 John Walter publishes first issue of London Times on January - 13.
1785 On January - 13 john Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times
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 On January - 13 congress changes US flag to 15 stars & 15 stripes
1795 Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1802 On January - 13 eduard von Bauernfeld, Vienna, comedic playwright
1807 Napoleon Bonaparte Buford, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1883 on January - 13.
1808 Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) on this day in history.
1812 Humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872 on January - 13.
1815 On January - 13 william Henry French, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
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 January - 13.
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 On this day in history the birth of Horatio Alger, American author
1834 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53
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 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 Vancouver Island granted to Hudson's Bay Co on this day in history.
1850 On January - 13 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 On January - 13 karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)