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Historical Events In December - 13

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

1732  Jean-Claude Trial, composer on December - 13.  

1734  England & Russia sign trade agreement on this day in history.  

1738  Gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59 on December - 13.  

1740  Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer on this day in history.  

1742  Willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes on this day in history.  

1759  On this day in history 1st music store in America opens (Phila)  

1769  On December - 13 dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter  

1769  On this day in history c F Gellert, writer, dies at 54  

1770  John Clarke-Whitfeld, composer on December - 13.  

1774  On this day in history first incident of the Revolution-400 attack Fort William and Mary, NH  

1774  On this day in history 1st incident of Revolution-400 attack Ft William & Mary, NH  

1774  On this day in history susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50  

1793  Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63 on December - 13.  

1797  The birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer on this day in history.  

1797  Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt) on December - 13.  

1810  Clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty) on December - 13.  

1812  On this day in history marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68  

1814  Charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belg fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79 on December - 13.  

1816  Patent for a dry dock issued to John Adamson, Boston on December - 13.  

1816  On December - 13 clement Claiborne Clay, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882  

1818  On this day in history mary Todd Lincoln, 1st lady (1861-65)  

1819  On this day in history edwin George Monk, composer  

1823  On this day in history gioacchino Rossini arrives in London  

1833  HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagonia on December - 13.  

1835  Phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem) on December - 13.  

1838  Marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, composer on December - 13.  

1843  "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published, 6,000 copies sold on December - 13.  

1843  George Stephanescu, composer on this day in history.  

1847  On this day in history emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights'  

1850  On this day in history g F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G )  

1853  On this day in history joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter  

1858  On this day in history jakab Gyula Major, composer  

1861  On this day in history battle of Alleghany Summit, WV  

1862  On December - 13 battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1521  Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) was born on December - 13.  

1533  On this day in history birth of erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

1553  On December - 13 birth of henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610)  

1585  On this day in history birth of william Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649)  

1640  On December - 13 birth of robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696)  

1662  Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

1678  Yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735) was born on this day in history.  

1720  On December - 13 birth of carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on December - 13.  

1048  On this day in history al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74  

1124  On December - 13 callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies  

1126  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on this day in history.  

1204  On December - 13 maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69  

1250  On this day in history frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55  

1404  On this day in history albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74  

1466  Death of Donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386) on December - 13.  

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