Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Thursday, 02 October 2014
1733 James Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC on this day in history.
1734 Luca Sorkocevic, composer on this day in history.
1762 On this day in history leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68
1770 De Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1778 On January - 13 anton Fischer, composer
1785 On this day in history john Walter publishes first issue of London Times
1785 On January - 13 john Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times
1788 On this day in history carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer
1794 Congress changes US flag to 15 stars &15 stripes on January - 13.
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 On January - 13 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.
1802 Eduard von Bauernfeld, Vienna, comedic playwright on this day in history.
1807 Napoleon Bonaparte Buford, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1883 on January - 13.
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 January - 13 ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer
1828 On this day in history alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer, dies at 80
1830 On January - 13 great fire in New Orleans thought to be set by rebel slaves
1834 On January - 13 the birth of Horatio Alger, American author
1834 On this day in history horatio Alger Jr, Revere Mass, author (Lost at Sea, Work & Win)
1835 On January - 13 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 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 this day in history.
1854 On January - 13 anthony Foss patents accordion
1858 Oskar Minkowski, Biologist (d.1931) on this day in history.
1859 On this day in history karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)