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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.  

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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 December - 13 birth of erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

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

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

1678  On December - 13 birth of yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735)  

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 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 December - 13.  

1126  On this day in history 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  Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on December - 13.  

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

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

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