Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Saturday, 04 July 2015
1733 On January - 13 james Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC
1734 On January - 13 luca Sorkocevic, composer
1762 On January - 13 leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68
1770 De Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris on January - 13.
1778 Anton Fischer, composer on January - 13.
1785 John Walter publishes first issue of London Times on this day in history.
1785 John Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times on this day in history.
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 Congress changes US flag to 15 stars & 15 stripes on January - 13.
1795 Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73 on January - 13.
1797 On this day in history 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 On January - 13 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 On January - 13 humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872
1815 William Henry French, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 The birth of Horatio Alger, American author on this day in history.
1834 On January - 13 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 this day in history.
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 January - 13 vancouver Island granted to Hudson's Bay Co
1850 Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer on January - 13.
1854 On January - 13 anthony Foss patents the accordion
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)