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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Saturday, 13 February 2016

1733  James Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC on January - 13.  

1734  On this day in history luca Sorkocevic, composer  

1762  On this day in history leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68  

1770  On this day in history 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 January - 13.  

1785  On January - 13 john Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times  

1788  On this day in history carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer  

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

1794  On January - 13 congress changes US flag to 15 stars & 15 stripes  

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

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

1799  On this day in history 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  Eduard von Bauernfeld, Vienna, comedic playwright on January - 13.  

1807  On this day in history 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  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 January - 13.  

1824  On January - 13 ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer  

1828  Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer, dies at 80 on January - 13.  

1830  On this day in history 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  Horatio Alger Jr, Revere Mass, author (Lost at Sea, Work & Win) on January - 13.  

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

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 January - 13.  

1842  On January - 13 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 January - 13 leon Francis Victor Caron, composer  

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

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 Birthdays In January - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379) was born on January - 13.  

1381  On January - 13 birth of st Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)  

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

1505  On January - 13 birth of joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)  

1562  On this day in history birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

1596  Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter was born on January - 13.  

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

1616  Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic was born on January - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1138  Death of Simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076) on this day in history.  

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.  

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