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Historical Events In December - 13

Monday, 19 April 2021

1732  On December - 13 jean-Claude Trial, composer  

1734  On this day in history england & Russia sign trade agreement  

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

1740  On this day in history franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer  

1742  Willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes on December - 13.  

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

1769  Dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter on this day in history.  

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

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

1774  On December - 13 first incident of the Revolution-400 attack Fort William and Mary, NH  

1774  1st incident of Revolution-400 attack Ft William & Mary, NH on December - 13.  

1774  Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1793  Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1797  On December - 13 the birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer  

1797  Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt) on this day in history.  

1810  Clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty) on this day in history.  

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

1814  On December - 13 charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belg fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79  

1816  On this day in history patent for a dry dock issued to John Adamson, Boston  

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

1818  Mary Todd Lincoln, 1st lady (1861-65) on this day in history.  

1819  Edwin George Monk, composer on December - 13.  

1823  On December - 13 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  On this day in history marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, composer  

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

1843  George Stephanescu, composer on December - 13.  

1847  Emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights' on December - 13.  

1850  On December - 13 g F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G )  

1853  Joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao, musician/composer/screenwriter on December - 13.  

1858  On December - 13 jakab Gyula Major, composer  

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

1862  Battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1533  Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69) was born on December - 13.  

1553  On this day in history birth of henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610)  

1585  William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649) was born on December - 13.  

1640  Robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  

1662  On December - 13 birth of francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729)  

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

1720  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1124  Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on this day in history.  

1126  On December - 13 hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies  

1204  Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on December - 13.  

1250  Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1404  On December - 13 albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74  

1466  On December - 13 death of donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386)  

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