Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Friday, 19 December 2014
1733 James Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC on January - 13.
1734 On January - 13 luca Sorkocevic, composer
1762 On this day in history leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68
1770 De Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris on January - 13.
1778 On January - 13 anton Fischer, composer
1785 On January - 13 john Walter publishes first issue of London Times
1785 John Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times on this day in history.
1788 Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer on this day in history.
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 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 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 Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) on January - 13.
1812 On this day in history 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 January - 13 the design of the Greek flag is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus.
1824 On January - 13 ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer
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 this day in history.
1834 The birth of Horatio Alger, American author on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 Vancouver Island granted to Hudson's Bay Co on this day in history.
1850 On January - 13 leon Francis Victor Caron, composer
1854 On January - 13 anthony Foss patents the accordion
1854 Anthony Foss patents accordion on January - 13.
1858 Oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931) on this day in history.
1859 On January - 13 karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)