Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Monday, 25 July 2016
1733 James Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC on January - 13.
1734 On January - 13 luca Sorkocevic, composer
1762 Leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68 on January - 13.
1770 On this day in history de Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris
1778 On January - 13 anton Fischer, composer
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 On January - 13 carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer
1794 Congress changes US flag to 15 stars &15 stripes on this day in history.
1794 On January - 13 congress changes US flag to 15 stars & 15 stripes
1795 On this day in history francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73
1797 Elisabeth C von Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederick II, dies at 81 on January - 13.
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 January - 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 Humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872 on January - 13.
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 this day in history 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 January - 13.
1834 On this day in history the birth of Horatio Alger, American author
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 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 On this day in history 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 On January - 13 vancouver Island granted to Hudson's Bay Co
1850 On January - 13 leon Francis Victor Caron, composer
1854 Anthony Foss patents the accordion on January - 13.
1854 On this day in history anthony Foss patents accordion
1858 On this day in history oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931)
1859 On January - 13 karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)