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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

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

1734  On January - 13 luca Sorkocevic, composer  

1762  Leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68 on January - 13.  

1770  De Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1778  On January - 13 anton Fischer, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

1795  Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  On January - 13 william Henry French, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881  

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

1824  On this day in history 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  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  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 January - 13.  

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 this day in history vancouver Island granted to Hudson's Bay Co  

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

1854  On this day in history anthony Foss patents the accordion  

1854  On this day in history anthony Foss patents accordion  

1858  Oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931) on January - 13.  

1859  On this day in history 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  On January - 13 birth of st Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)  

1406  On this day in history birth of matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)  

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

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 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  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 January - 13.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1151  Death of Abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081) on this day in history.  

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

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