Historical Events In August - 13
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1704 Lorenzo Fago, composer on this day in history.
1705 Battle of Blenheim, in southern Germany on August - 13.
1713 On August - 13 king Frederik Willem declares war on Brandenburg-Prussia
1717 On this day in history christoph Nichelsmann, German composer
1721 On August - 13 francis Ireland, composer
1732 On this day in history voltaire's "Zaire," premieres in Paris
1740 Hunger strike in Rotterdam on August - 13.
1747 On this day in history adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer
1748 On this day in history pieter L van de Kasteele, Dutch politician/patriot
1749 On August - 13 j E Schlegel, writer, dies
1756 The birth of Queen Adelaide, Consort of William IV on this day in history.
1762 On this day in history john Alberti, theologist/philological, dies at 64
1777 American explosive device made by David Bushnell explodes near British vessel off New London, CT on this day in history.
1784 On August - 13 english parliament accept India Act
1787 Isaac de Pinto, merchant/lender/Dutch States-general, dies on this day in history.
1788 Prussia joins Anglo-Dutch alliance to form Triple Alliance to prevent spread of Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90 on this day in history.
1792 On August - 13 revolutionaries imprison French royals including Marie Antoinette
1799 On August - 13 english fleet under lord Seymour overthrows Suriname
1802 On August - 13 nikolaus Lenau, Hungary, German poet (Faust, Die Albigenser)
1808 Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81 on August - 13.
1814 On August - 13 cape of Good Hope formally ceded to British by the Dutch
1817 Karoly Thern, composer on this day in history.
1818 On August - 13 lucy Blackwell-Stone, US abolitionist (US Woman's Suffrage Assn)
1819 George Gabriel Stokes, physicist/mathematician (spectroscope) on this day in history.
1820 On this day in history george Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer
1826 William Thomas Best, composer on this day in history.
1831 Nat Turner leads uprising of slaves in Virginia on this day in history.
1831 Salomon Jaoassohn, composer on August - 13.
1840 On August - 13 giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros)
1841 Unaarrimin, cricketer (played cricket as Johnny Mullagh) on August - 13.
1841 Bernhard Heinrich Romberg, German composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1844 On August - 13 explorer Ludwig Leichhardt leaves Brisbane to explore unknown territory beyond the Darling Downs.
1846 On this day in history joint expedition led by CDR Robert Stockton seizes Los Angeles, CA
1851 John Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937 on August - 13.