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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Monday, 24 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 January - 13.  

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

1895  On this day in history anton Betzner, writer  

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

1898  Emile Zola publishes his open letter (J'accuse) in defense of Dreyfus on January - 13.  

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  Yasuji Kiyose, composer on January - 13.  

1901  On this day in history carlo Angeloni, composer, dies at 66  

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

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 January - 13.  

1904  Richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew) on this day in history.  

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 January - 13.  

1906  On January - 13 maxime Jacob, composer  

1907  On January - 13 sabine Zlatin, nurse  

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

1908  On January - 13 french pilot Henry Farman is 1st European to fly roundtrip  

1909  On this day in history danny Barker, jazz guitarist  

1910  On January - 13 jM Synge's "Deirdre of the Sorrows," premieres in Dublin  

1911  On January - 13 gerhart Hauptmann's "Die Ratten," premieres in Berlin  

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

1911  South Africa's first win over Australia, at Adelaide on January - 13.  

1911  On this day in history johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland)  

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

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  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  Earthquake in Avezzano Italy kills 30,000 on January - 13.  

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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 January - 13.  

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

1505  Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) was born on January - 13.  

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

1596  On January - 13 birth of jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter  

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

1616  On January - 13 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  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on January - 13.  

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

1138  Death of Simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076) on this day in history.  

1151  On January - 13 death of abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)  

1177  Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on January - 13.