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Historical Events In December - 13

Friday, 03 July 2020

1862  Battle of Fredericksburg, VA (Marye's Heights) on December - 13.  

1862  Conrad Feger Jackson, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 49 on December - 13.  

1863  On this day in history johannes Weiss, German New Testament scholar  

1863  On this day in history friedrich Hebbel, writer, dies at 50  

1864  On this day in history battle of Ft McAllister, GA  

1865  On this day in history gustav Luders, composer  

1871  On December - 13 herman T Colenbrander, Dutch historian  

1872  On December - 13 helena Beeloo, Hague's maid, murdered by Henry Jut  

1874  On December - 13 ludwig Curtius, German archaeologist (Die antike Kunst)  

1877  Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych, composer on December - 13.  

1879  First federal fish hatching steamer launched (Wilmington Delaware) on December - 13.  

1879  On this day in history 1st federal fish hatching steamer lauched (Wilmington Delaware)  

1881  August Senoa, Croatian writer (Kletva [The Curse]), dies at 43 on December - 13.  

1886  Lambertus J van Apeldoorn, lawyer (martial law) on this day in history.  

1889  Belgium rules on women/child labor law on this day in history.  

1889  Clarence Loomis, composer on December - 13.  

1890  Marc Connelly, McKeesport Pa, playwright (One Minute Please) on December - 13.  

1892  Brand Dirck Ochse, filmer/co-founder (Polygoon) on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history curt Jurgens, Munich Germany, actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day)  

1894  Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1895  On December - 13 1st complete execution of Gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony  

1897  Drew Pearson, Evanston Ill, newscaster (Drew Pearson) on December - 13.  

1898  First passenger train over the newly reconstructed Victoria Railway Bridge, Montreal. The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge on December - 13.  

1898  Daniel Lazarus, composer on December - 13.  

1898  George Frederick Bristow, composer, dies at 72 on December - 13.  

1899  On this day in history harold Guinzburg, publisher (founder of Literary Guild)  

1900  On December - 13 battle at Nooitgedacht: generals The la Rey/Smuts beat Britten  

1900  Jonel Perlea, composer on December - 13.  

1901  On December - 13 test debut of S F Barnes v Aust SCG, took 5-65 in 1st innings  

1901  On December - 13 georg M Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/theory [OS]  

1902  Paul Kurzbach, composer on this day in history.  

1903  Italo Marcioni patents the ice cream cone (NJ) on this day in history.  

1903  Italo Marcioni patents ice cream cone (NJ) on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history carlos Montoya, Madrid Spain, guitarist (Suite Flamenco 1966)  

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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 December - 13.  

1533  On this day in history 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  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  On December - 13 birth of francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729)  

1678  On this day in history birth of yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735)  

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  Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

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 December - 13.  

1204  Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on this day in history.  

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

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