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Historical Events In August - 13

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1704  On August - 13 lorenzo Fago, composer  

1705  On August - 13 battle of Blenheim, in southern Germany  

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

1717  On August - 13 christoph Nichelsmann, German composer  

1721  On this day in history francis Ireland, composer  

1732  Voltaire's "Zaire," premieres in Paris on August - 13.  

1740  Hunger strike in Rotterdam on August - 13.  

1747  Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer on this day in history.  

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 August - 13.  

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 August - 13.  

1784  On August - 13 english parliament accept India Act  

1787  On August - 13 isaac de Pinto, merchant/lender/Dutch States-general, dies  

1788  On this day in history prussia joins Anglo-Dutch alliance to form Triple Alliance to prevent spread of Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90  

1792  On August - 13 revolutionaries imprison French royals including Marie Antoinette  

1799  On this day in history english fleet under lord Seymour overthrows Suriname  

1802  Nikolaus Lenau, Hungary, German poet (Faust, Die Albigenser) on this day in history.  

1808  On August - 13 henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81  

1814  On August - 13 cape of Good Hope formally ceded to British by the Dutch  

1817  On August - 13 karoly Thern, composer  

1818  Lucy Blackwell-Stone, US abolitionist (US Woman's Suffrage Assn) on this day in history.  

1819  George Gabriel Stokes, physicist/mathematician (spectroscope) on this day in history.  

1820  On August - 13 george Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer  

1826  On August - 13 william Thomas Best, composer  

1831  On this day in history nat Turner leads uprising of slaves in Virginia  

1831  On this day in history salomon Jaoassohn, composer  

1840  On this day in history giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros)  

1841  Unaarrimin, cricketer (played cricket as Johnny Mullagh) on this day in history.  

1841  Bernhard Heinrich Romberg, German composer, dies at 73 on August - 13.  

1844  Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt leaves Brisbane to explore unknown territory beyond the Darling Downs on this day in history.  

1846  On this day in history joint expedition led by CDR Robert Stockton seizes Los Angeles, CA  

1851  On this day in history john Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0582  Arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640) was born on August - 13.  

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

1422  On August - 13 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  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist was born on this day in history.  

1625  On this day in history birth of rasmus Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and physicist (d. 1698)  

1655  On August - 13 birth of johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)  

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

Famous Deaths In August - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0586  On this day in history 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  Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 on this day in history.  

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

1191  On this day in history 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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