Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Saturday, 31 January 2015
1733 James Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC on January - 13.
1734 Luca Sorkocevic, composer on this day in history.
1762 On January - 13 leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68
1770 On January - 13 de Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris
1778 Anton Fischer, composer on this day in history.
1785 On January - 13 john Walter publishes first issue of London Times
1785 On January - 13 john Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times
1788 On January - 13 carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer
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 January - 13.
1795 On this day in history francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73
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 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 On this day in history salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)
1812 Humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer
1828 Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer, dies at 80 on January - 13.
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 January - 13.
1834 Horatio Alger Jr, Revere Mass, author (Lost at Sea, Work & Win) on this day in history.
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 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 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 Vancouver Island granted to Hudson's Bay Co on January - 13.
1850 On this day in history leon Francis Victor Caron, composer
1854 Anthony Foss patents the accordion on January - 13.
1854 On January - 13 anthony Foss patents accordion
1858 On January - 13 oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931)
1859 Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature) on this day in history.