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Historical Events In December - 13

Sunday, 17 January 2021

1906  German chancellor Bernhard von Bulow disbands the Parliament on December - 13.  

1906  Ingemar Liljefors, composer on this day in history.  

1907  George Gunn scores 119 on Test debut v Australia SCG on December - 13.  

1908  On this day in history victor Babin, composer  

1909  Innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter, dies at 53 [OS 11/30] on December - 13.  

1910  On this day in history lillian Roth, [Rutstein], singer/actress (Animal Crackers)  

1911  Kenneth Patchen, US, poet/novelist (Cloth of the Tempest) on December - 13.  

1911  On this day in history reg Duff, cricketer (23 Tests for Australia 1902-05, 1317 runs), dies  

1912  On this day in history max Croiset, Dutch actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark) [or Aug 13]  

1913  Mona Lisa stolen in Aug 1911 returned to Louvre on December - 13.  

1913  On this day in history archie Moore, light-heavyweight boxing champ (1952-60)  

1914  Alan L Bullock, British historian on this day in history.  

1915  On December - 13 balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77)  

1916  Avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian and Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol on this day in history.  

1916  Avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian & Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol on December - 13.  

1917  On this day in history dave Street, LA Calif, actor/singer (Broadway Open House)  

1918  On December - 13 uS army of occupation crosses the Rhine, enters Germany  

1918  On December - 13 wilson, becomes first to make a foreign visit as president (France)  

1918  US army of occupation crosses Rhine, enters Germany on this day in history.  

1919  Ross and Smith land in Australia from a flight from London on this day in history.  

1919  Ross & Smith land in Australia from a flight from London on this day in history.  

1919  Amintore Galli, composer, dies at 74 on December - 13.  

1920  F Pease's interferometer measures first stellar diameter (Betelgeuse) on this day in history.  

1920  On December - 13 f Pease's interferometer measures 1st stellar diameter (Betelgeuse)  

1920  Don Taylor, Freeport Pa, actor (Father's Little Dividend) on December - 13.  

1921  Frederick Martin, cricketer (14 wkts in 2 Tests for Eng 1890-92), dies on December - 13.  

1922  On this day in history charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps  

1923  On December - 13 fred van der Spek, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PSP)  

1924  KOA-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions on December - 13.  

1924  On December - 13 larry Doby, 1st black in baseball's AL (Cleve Indians)  

1924  On this day in history samuel Gompers, organizer (American Federation of Labor), dies at 74  

1925  On this day in history the birth of Dick Van Dyke, American actor and comedian, of stage and screen  

1925  Dick Van Dyke, West Plains Mo, actor (Rob Petrie-Dick Van Dyke Show) on this day in history.  

1926  Carl Erskine, baseball player (Bkln Dodgers) 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  On December - 13 birth of erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

1553  Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) was born on this day in history.  

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

1640  On December - 13 birth of robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696)  

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  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  On this day in history pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies  

1048  On this day in history al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74  

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

1126  On this day in history hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies  

1204  Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on December - 13.  

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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