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Historical Events In August - 13

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1704  Lorenzo Fago, composer on August - 13.  

1705  Battle of Blenheim, in southern Germany on August - 13.  

1713  On this day in history king Frederik Willem declares war on Brandenburg-Prussia  

1717  On August - 13 christoph Nichelsmann, German composer  

1721  Francis Ireland, composer on August - 13.  

1732  On this day in history voltaire's "Zaire," premieres in Paris  

1740  Hunger strike in Rotterdam on August - 13.  

1747  Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer on August - 13.  

1748  On August - 13 pieter L van de Kasteele, Dutch politician/patriot  

1749  J E Schlegel, writer, dies on August - 13.  

1756  On this day in history the birth of Queen Adelaide, Consort of William IV  

1762  John Alberti, theologist/philological, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1777  American explosive device made by David Bushnell explodes near British vessel off New London, CT on August - 13.  

1784  On this day in history english parliament accept India Act  

1787  Isaac de Pinto, merchant/lender/Dutch States-general, dies on August - 13.  

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  Revolutionaries imprison French royals including Marie Antoinette on this day in history.  

1799  English fleet under lord Seymour overthrows Suriname on this day in history.  

1802  On this day in history nikolaus Lenau, Hungary, German poet (Faust, Die Albigenser)  

1808  Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81 on August - 13.  

1814  Cape of Good Hope formally ceded to British by the Dutch on this day in history.  

1817  Karoly Thern, composer on August - 13.  

1818  On this day in history lucy Blackwell-Stone, US abolitionist (US Woman's Suffrage Assn)  

1819  On August - 13 george Gabriel Stokes, physicist/mathematician (spectroscope)  

1820  On this day in history george Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer  

1826  On this day in history william Thomas Best, composer  

1831  Nat Turner leads uprising of slaves in Virginia on this day in history.  

1831  On August - 13 salomon Jaoassohn, composer  

1840  Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros) on August - 13.  

1841  On August - 13 unaarrimin, cricketer (played cricket as Johnny Mullagh)  

1841  On this day in history bernhard Heinrich Romberg, German composer, dies at 73  

1844  Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt leaves Brisbane to explore unknown territory beyond the Darling Downs on August - 13.  

1846  Joint expedition led by CDR Robert Stockton seizes Los Angeles, CA on August - 13.  

1851  John Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937 on August - 13.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0582  On this day in history birth of arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)  

1311  King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350) was born on this day in history.  

1422  On this day in history birth of william Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)  

1584  Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640) was born on August - 13.  

1617  On August - 13 birth of johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist  

1625  Rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698) was born on August - 13.  

1655  Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) was born on this day in history.  

1662  On August - 13 birth of charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0586  On August - 13 death of radegund, wife of Clotaire I  

0587  Radegundis, daughter of Thurings king Berthar/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0662  Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies on this day in history.  

0900  On this day in history zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29  

1134  On this day in history irene [Pirisca], Byzantine empress, dies  

1191  On August - 13 philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1278  Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 on August - 13.  

1382  Death of Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358) on this day in history.  

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