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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Friday, 28 November 2014

1893  Clarke Ashton Smith, US, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds, Genius Loci) on this day in history.  

1894  Revolution in Sicily crushed by government troops on this day in history.  

1895  Oscar Wilde's "Ideal Husband," premieres in London on January - 13.  

1895  Anton Betzner, writer on this day in history.  

1898  Emile Zola publishes his open letter (J'accuse) in defense of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in Paris on this day in history.  

1898  On January - 13 emile Zola publishes his open letter (J'accuse) in defense of Dreyfus  

1898  Pedro DE Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch diplomat on this day in history.  

1899  On January - 13 the Canadian Northern Railway is formed by the amalgamation of the Winnipeg Great Northern Railway and the Lake Manitoba Railway and Canal Company. William Mackenzie and Donald Mann then proceeded to expand the Canadian Northern system so that by 1915 the system comprised 9,362 miles of trackage.  

1900  Yasuji Kiyose, composer on this day in history.  

1901  Carlo Angeloni, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1902  On January - 13 textile workers strike in Enschede Netherlands till June 1  

1902  On this day in history textile workers strike in Enschede Neth till June 1  

1903  Kay Francis, [Katherine E Gibbs], Okla City, actress (False Madonna) on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew)  

1905  On this day in history percy Humphrey, musician  

1906  On January - 13 the first radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile  

1906  On January - 13 1st radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile  

1906  Maxime Jacob, composer on this day in history.  

1907  Sabine Zlatin, nurse on January - 13.  

1908  French pilot Henry Farman is first European to fly roundtrip on January - 13.  

1908  French pilot Henry Farman is 1st European to fly roundtrip on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history danny Barker, jazz guitarist  

1910  JM Synge's "Deirdre of the Sorrows," premieres in Dublin on this day in history.  

1911  Gerhart Hauptmann's "Die Ratten," premieres in Berlin on January - 13.  

1911  Roald Amundsens anchors at Walvis Bay on this day in history.  

1911  South Africa's first win over Australia, at Adelaide on this day in history.  

1911  Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland) on January - 13.  

1912  -40F (-40C), Oakland MD (state record) on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history -40F (-40C), Oakland, Maryland (state record)  

1913  Jeff Morrow, NYC, actor (Bart-Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising) on January - 13.  

1913  On this day in history thomas P Krag, Norw author/novelist (Jon Graeff, Ulf Ran), dies at 44  

1914  On this day in history iWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia  

1914  On this day in history bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72  

1915  On January - 13 earthquake in Avezzano Italy kills 30,000  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379) was born on January - 13.  

1381  St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) was born on this day in history.  

1406  Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile) was born on January - 13.  

1505  On January - 13 birth of joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)  

1562  Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601) was born on January - 13.  

1596  Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter was born on this day in history.  

1610  On January - 13 birth of maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)  

1616  On this day in history birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Famous Deaths In January - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0086  On this day in history death of gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)  

0533  Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on this day in history.  

0858  On this day in history aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies  

0888  On January - 13 charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies  

1049  On this day in history derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle  

1138  On this day in history death of simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)  

1151  Death of Abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081) on this day in history.  

1177  Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on this day in history.