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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Thursday, 31 July 2014

1893  On this day in history clarke Ashton Smith, US, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds, Genius Loci)  

1894  On this day in history revolution in Sicily crushed by government troops  

1895  On this day in history oscar Wilde's "Ideal Husband," premieres in London  

1895  Anton Betzner, writer on this day in history.  

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

1898  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history yasuji Kiyose, composer  

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

1902  Textile workers strike in Enschede Netherlands till June 1 on this day in history.  

1902  Textile workers strike in Enschede Neth till June 1 on this day in history.  

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  Percy Humphrey, musician on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history the first radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile  

1906  1st radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history maxime Jacob, composer  

1907  On this day in history sabine Zlatin, nurse  

1908  On this day in history french pilot Henry Farman is first European to fly roundtrip  

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 this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history roald Amundsens anchors at Walvis Bay  

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

1911  Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland) on this day in history.  

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

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

1913  On this day in history jeff Morrow, NYC, actor (Bart-Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising)  

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

1914  IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia on this day in history.  

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

1915  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1381  On this day in history birth of st Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)  

1406  On this day in history birth of matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)  

1505  Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) was born on this day in history.  

1562  On this day in history birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

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

1610  Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665) was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC) on this day in history.  

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

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

0888  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on this day in history.  

1049  Derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies