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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  Luca Sorkocevic, composer on January - 13.  

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  Anton Fischer, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 January - 13 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  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  On this day in history humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872  

1815  On this day in history 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 January - 13.  

1824  Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer on January - 13.  

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

1830  Great fire in New Orleans thought to be set by rebel slaves on January - 13.  

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

1834  Horatio Alger Jr, Revere Mass, author (Lost at Sea, Work & Win) on January - 13.  

1835  On January - 13 gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior  

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

1840  On this day in history 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  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  Anthony Foss patents the accordion on this day in history.  

1854  On this day in history anthony Foss patents accordion  

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

1859  Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) on January - 13.  

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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 this day in history birth of st Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)  

1406  On January - 13 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 this day in history birth of maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)  

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 January - 13.  

0533  Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on this day in history.  

0858  On January - 13 aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies  

0888  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on this day in history.  

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

1138  On January - 13 death of simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)  

1151  On January - 13 death of abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)  

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