Historical Events In December - 13
Sunday, 24 January 2021
1732 Jean-Claude Trial, composer on this day in history.
1734 On December - 13 england & Russia sign trade agreement
1738 Gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1740 On this day in history franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer
1742 On December - 13 willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes
1759 1st music store in America opens (Phila) on December - 13.
1769 On December - 13 dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter
1769 C F Gellert, writer, dies at 54 on December - 13.
1770 On this day in history john Clarke-Whitfeld, composer
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 this day in history.
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 On December - 13 the birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer
1797 On this day in history heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)
1810 Clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty) on December - 13.
1812 On December - 13 marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68
1814 Charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belg fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79 on December - 13.
1816 On December - 13 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 On this day in history edwin George Monk, composer
1823 Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London on this day in history.
1833 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagonia on this day in history.
1835 On December - 13 phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem)
1838 Marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, composer on December - 13.
1843 On December - 13 "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published, 6,000 copies sold
1843 On this day in history george Stephanescu, composer
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 this day in history.
1858 Jakab Gyula Major, composer on December - 13.
1861 On December - 13 battle of Alleghany Summit, WV
1862 Battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North on this day in history.