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Historical Events In December - 13

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

1732  Jean-Claude Trial, composer on December - 13.  

1734  England & Russia sign trade agreement on December - 13.  

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

1740  On December - 13 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer  

1742  On this day in history willem KH Friso tests his mothers potatoes  

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

1769  On this day in history dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter  

1769  C F Gellert, writer, dies at 54 on December - 13.  

1770  John Clarke-Whitfeld, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1774  On December - 13 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  The birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer on December - 13.  

1797  On December - 13 heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)  

1810  Clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty) on December - 13.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1823  Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history hMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagonia  

1835  On this day in history phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem)  

1838  Marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, composer on December - 13.  

1843  "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published, 6,000 copies sold on this day in history.  

1843  George Stephanescu, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1858  Jakab Gyula Major, composer on this day in history.  

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

1585  On this day in history birth of william Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649)  

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

1662  Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

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

1720  Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  On December - 13 pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies  

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  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on this day in history.  

1204  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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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