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Historical Events In December - 13

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1732  On this day in history 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  Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer on this day in history.  

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

1759  On December - 13 1st music store in America opens (Phila)  

1769  Dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter on December - 13.  

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

1770  On December - 13 john Clarke-Whitfeld, composer  

1774  First incident of the Revolution-400 attack Fort William and Mary, NH on this day in history.  

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

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

1793  On December - 13 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 December - 13.  

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

1812  Marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68 on December - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1818  On December - 13 mary Todd Lincoln, 1st lady (1861-65)  

1819  On this day in history edwin George Monk, composer  

1823  Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London on December - 13.  

1833  On December - 13 hMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagonia  

1835  On December - 13 phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem)  

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

1858  On this day in history jakab Gyula Major, composer  

1861  On December - 13 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  On this day in history birth of sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)  

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

1553  Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) was born on December - 13.  

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

1640  Robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696) was born on December - 13.  

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

1678  Yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735) was born on December - 13.  

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

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  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on December - 13.  

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

1466  Death of Donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386) on this day in history.  

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