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Historical Events In December - 13

Monday, 21 September 2020

1906  On December - 13 german chancellor Bernhard von Bulow disbands the Parliament  

1906  On December - 13 ingemar Liljefors, composer  

1907  George Gunn scores 119 on Test debut v Australia SCG on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history victor Babin, composer  

1909  On December - 13 innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter, dies at 53 [OS 11/30]  

1910  Lillian Roth, [Rutstein], singer/actress (Animal Crackers) on December - 13.  

1911  On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US, poet/novelist (Cloth of the Tempest)  

1911  Reg Duff, cricketer (23 Tests for Australia 1902-05, 1317 runs), dies on December - 13.  

1912  Max Croiset, Dutch actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark) [or Aug 13] on December - 13.  

1913  On this day in history mona Lisa stolen in Aug 1911 returned to Louvre  

1913  Archie Moore, light-heavyweight boxing champ (1952-60) on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history alan L Bullock, British historian  

1915  Balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77) on this day in history.  

1916  On December - 13 avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian and Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol  

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

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

1918  On this day in history uS army of occupation crosses the Rhine, enters Germany  

1918  Wilson, becomes first to make a foreign visit as president (France) on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history uS army of occupation crosses Rhine, enters Germany  

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  On this day in history amintore Galli, composer, dies at 74  

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

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

1920  On December - 13 don Taylor, Freeport Pa, actor (Father's Little Dividend)  

1921  On this day in history frederick Martin, cricketer (14 wkts in 2 Tests for Eng 1890-92), dies  

1922  On December - 13 charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps  

1923  Fred van der Spek, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PSP) on this day in history.  

1924  On December - 13 kOA-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions  

1924  On this day in history larry Doby, 1st black in baseball's AL (Cleve Indians)  

1924  On December - 13 samuel Gompers, organizer (American Federation of Labor), dies at 74  

1925  The birth of Dick Van Dyke, American actor and comedian, of stage and screen on this day in history.  

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

1926  On December - 13 carl Erskine, baseball player (Bkln Dodgers)  

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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  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 December - 13 birth of william Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649)  

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 December - 13.  

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 December - 13.  

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 December - 13.  

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  On this day in history frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55  

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

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

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