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Historical Events In December - 13

Monday, 10 May 2021

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

1862  On December - 13 conrad Feger Jackson, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 49  

1863  On December - 13 johannes Weiss, German New Testament scholar  

1863  Friedrich Hebbel, writer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

1865  On December - 13 gustav Luders, composer  

1871  On this day in history herman T Colenbrander, Dutch historian  

1872  Helena Beeloo, Hague's maid, murdered by Henry Jut on this day in history.  

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

1877  On this day in history mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych, composer  

1879  On this day in history first federal fish hatching steamer launched (Wilmington Delaware)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1889  On this day in history belgium rules on women/child labor law  

1889  On December - 13 clarence Loomis, composer  

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

1892  Brand Dirck Ochse, filmer/co-founder (Polygoon) on December - 13.  

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

1894  On this day in history sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist, dies at 68  

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 The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge on this day in history.  

1898  Daniel Lazarus, composer on this day in history.  

1898  George Frederick Bristow, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1899  Harold Guinzburg, publisher (founder of Literary Guild) on this day in history.  

1900  Battle at Nooitgedacht: generals The la Rey/Smuts beat Britten on December - 13.  

1900  Jonel Perlea, composer on this day in history.  

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

1901  Georg M Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/theory [OS] on this day in history.  

1902  Paul Kurzbach, composer on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history italo Marcioni patents the ice cream cone (NJ)  

1903  On this day in history italo Marcioni patents ice cream cone (NJ)  

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

1533  On December - 13 birth of erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

1553  On December - 13 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  Robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on this day in history.  

1048  Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1124  Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on this day in history.  

1126  On December - 13 hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies  

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 this day in history.  

1404  Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1466  On this day in history death of donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386)  

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