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Historical Events In December - 13

Friday, 21 January 2022

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 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  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  On December - 13 reg Duff, cricketer (23 Tests for Australia 1902-05, 1317 runs), dies  

1912  On December - 13 max Croiset, Dutch actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark) [or Aug 13]  

1913  On December - 13 mona Lisa stolen in Aug 1911 returned to Louvre  

1913  On December - 13 archie Moore, light-heavyweight boxing champ (1952-60)  

1914  Alan L Bullock, British historian on December - 13.  

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

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 this day in history wilson, becomes first to make a foreign visit as president (France)  

1918  US army of occupation crosses Rhine, enters Germany on December - 13.  

1919  Ross and Smith land in Australia from a flight from London on December - 13.  

1919  On December - 13 ross & Smith land in Australia from a flight from London  

1919  Amintore Galli, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history f Pease's interferometer measures first stellar diameter (Betelgeuse)  

1920  F Pease's interferometer measures 1st stellar diameter (Betelgeuse) on December - 13.  

1920  Don Taylor, Freeport Pa, actor (Father's Little Dividend) on this day in history.  

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

1922  Charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps on this day in history.  

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

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

1924  Larry Doby, 1st black in baseball's AL (Cleve Indians) on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history 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 December - 13.  

1925  On December - 13 dick Van Dyke, West Plains Mo, actor (Rob Petrie-Dick Van Dyke Show)  

1926  On this day in history 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  Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610) was born on this day in history.  

1585  On December - 13 birth of william Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649)  

1640  On this day in history birth of robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696)  

1662  On this day in history 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.  

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

1124  On December - 13 callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies  

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

1404  On this day in history albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74  

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

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