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Historical Events In December - 13

Thursday, 09 December 2021

1862  On this day in history battle of Fredericksburg, VA (Marye's Heights)  

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

1863  Johannes Weiss, German New Testament scholar on this day in history.  

1863  On December - 13 friedrich Hebbel, writer, dies at 50  

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

1865  Gustav Luders, composer on this day in history.  

1871  Herman T Colenbrander, Dutch historian on December - 13.  

1872  Helena Beeloo, Hague's maid, murdered by Henry Jut on December - 13.  

1874  On this day in history ludwig Curtius, German archaeologist (Die antike Kunst)  

1877  Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych, composer on this day in history.  

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

1879  On December - 13 1st federal fish hatching steamer lauched (Wilmington Delaware)  

1881  August Senoa, Croatian writer (Kletva [The Curse]), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history lambertus J van Apeldoorn, lawyer (martial law)  

1889  On December - 13 belgium rules on women/child labor law  

1889  Clarence Loomis, composer on this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history marc Connelly, McKeesport Pa, playwright (One Minute Please)  

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

1893  Curt Jurgens, Munich Germany, actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day) on this day in history.  

1894  On December - 13 sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist, dies at 68  

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

1897  On this day in history drew Pearson, Evanston Ill, newscaster (Drew Pearson)  

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 The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge on this day in history.  

1898  Daniel Lazarus, composer on December - 13.  

1898  On December - 13 george Frederick Bristow, composer, dies at 72  

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

1900  On this day in history battle at Nooitgedacht: generals The la Rey/Smuts beat Britten  

1900  On December - 13 jonel Perlea, composer  

1901  Test debut of S F Barnes v Aust SCG, took 5-65 in 1st innings on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history georg M Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/theory [OS]  

1902  On this day in history paul Kurzbach, composer  

1903  On December - 13 italo Marcioni patents the ice cream cone (NJ)  

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

1903  Carlos Montoya, Madrid Spain, guitarist (Suite Flamenco 1966) 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  Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69) was born on this day in history.  

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

1585  On December - 13 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 this day in history.  

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

1048  Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

1124  Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on December - 13.  

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 December - 13 frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55  

1404  Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

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

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