Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
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 Anton Fischer, composer on this day in history.
1785 On this day in history john Walter publishes first issue of London Times
1785 On this day in history john Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times
1788 Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer on January - 13.
1794 On this day in history congress changes US flag to 15 stars &15 stripes
1794 Congress changes US flag to 15 stars & 15 stripes on this day in history.
1795 Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on January - 13.
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 this day in history eduard von Bauernfeld, Vienna, comedic playwright
1807 On this day in history 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 January - 13 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 this day in history.
1824 On this day in history ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer
1828 On January - 13 alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer, dies at 80
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 Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior on January - 13.
1838 On January - 13 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 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 this day in history.
1849 Vancouver Island granted to Hudson's Bay Co on January - 13.
1850 On this day in history leon Francis Victor Caron, composer
1854 On January - 13 anthony Foss patents the accordion
1854 On this day in history anthony Foss patents accordion
1858 On January - 13 oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931)
1859 On January - 13 karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)