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Historical Events In December - 13

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1732  On December - 13 jean-Claude Trial, composer  

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

1738  On this day in history gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59  

1740  Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer on December - 13.  

1742  On this day in history 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  On this day in history c F Gellert, writer, dies at 54  

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 December - 13 susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50  

1793  On this day in history johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63  

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  Marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1814  Charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belg fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1816  On December - 13 patent for a dry dock issued to John Adamson, Boston  

1816  On this day in history 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  On this day in history hMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagonia  

1835  Phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem) on this day in history.  

1838  Marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, composer on this day in history.  

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

1843  On December - 13 george Stephanescu, composer  

1847  Emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights' on this day in history.  

1850  G F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G ) on December - 13.  

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

1858  On this day in history jakab Gyula Major, composer  

1861  Battle of Alleghany Summit, WV on December - 13.  

1862  Battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North on December - 13.  

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

1553  Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1662  Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729) was born on December - 13.  

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

1720  Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804) was born on December - 13.  

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

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