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Historical Events In December - 13

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1928  On this day in history george Gershwin's "An American In Paris" premieres (New York NY)  

1928  On this day in history clip-on tie designed  

1928  W Gordon Smith, playwright on December - 13.  

1929  The birth of Christopher Plummer, Stage and screen actor on this day in history.  

1929  On December - 13 albert Paulsen, Guayaquil Ecuador, actor (Doctors' Hospital)  

1929  Knut Algot Hakanson, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

1930  George Sisler's career ends when Boston Braves release him on December - 13.  

1930  Genevieve Page, actress (Day & the Hour) on December - 13.  

1934  Mark Hellinger Theater (Warner Bros) opens at 237 W 51st St NYC on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history richard Darryl Zanuck, film producer/executive  

1935  Bonno Spieker, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA) on this day in history.  

1935  On this day in history john Nicolson, cricketer (South African lefty batsman 1926-27), dies  

1936  On this day in history final Boston Redskin NFL game, lose to Packers 21-6, move to Wash DC  

1938  On this day in history "Aryanization" decree is enacted, all Jewish property is transferred to Aryan possession.  

1938  Los Angeles freezes at 28ø on December - 13.  

1938  Los Angeles freezes at 28F on December - 13.  

1939  Battle at La Plata on this day in history.  

1940  Dusty Tapscott, cricket (bro of Doodles, 4&1 in only S Af Test), dies on this day in history.  

1941  German occupiers forbid National Front & Netherland Union on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history seyss-Inquart allows Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to call himself Leader  

1942  On December - 13 eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78  

1943  150 US Marauders bomb Schiphol on this day in history.  

1944  On December - 13 japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138  

1944  On December - 13 lupe Velez, actress (Joe Palooka), overdoses on seconal at 34  

1945  Robert van Genechten, Dutch Nazi (NSB), commits suicide on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history leon Blum elected French premier  

1947  Maine Turnpike opens to traffic on December - 13.  

1947  On December - 13 "Caribbean Carnival" closes at International NYC after 11 perfs  

1949  Knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem on December - 13.  

1949  AL votes down proposal to revive spitball on this day in history.  

1950  "Let's Make an Opera" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 5 perfs on December - 13.  

1951  On this day in history future British PM Margaret Roberts Thatcher marries Denis Thatcher  

1951  On this day in history selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist/composer (Daniel Hjort), dies at 73  

1953  KOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting on December - 13.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1521  On December - 13 birth of sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)  

1533  On this day in history birth of erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)  

1553  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1126  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on this day in history.  

1204  On December - 13 maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69  

1250  Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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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