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Historical Events In December - 13

Friday, 14 May 2021

1928  George Gershwin's "An American In Paris" premieres (New York NY) on December - 13.  

1928  Clip-on tie designed on this day in history.  

1928  W Gordon Smith, playwright on this day in history.  

1929  On December - 13 the birth of Christopher Plummer, Stage and screen actor  

1929  Albert Paulsen, Guayaquil Ecuador, actor (Doctors' Hospital) on December - 13.  

1929  Knut Algot Hakanson, composer, dies at 42 on December - 13.  

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

1930  On December - 13 genevieve Page, actress (Day & the Hour)  

1934  On December - 13 mark Hellinger Theater (Warner Bros) opens at 237 W 51st St NYC  

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

1935  On this day in history bonno Spieker, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)  

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  "Aryanization" decree is enacted, all Jewish property is transferred to Aryan possession on December - 13.  

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

1938  Los Angeles freezes at 28F on this day in history.  

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 December - 13.  

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

1942  Seyss-Inquart allows Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to call himself Leader on December - 13.  

1942  Eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78 on December - 13.  

1943  On this day in history 150 US Marauders bomb Schiphol  

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  On this day in history maine Turnpike opens to traffic  

1947  "Caribbean Carnival" closes at International NYC after 11 perfs on this day in history.  

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  Future British PM Margaret Roberts Thatcher marries Denis Thatcher on December - 13.  

1951  Selim Palmgren, Finnish pianist/composer (Daniel Hjort), dies at 73 on December - 13.  

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  Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) was born on this day in history.  

1533  On December - 13 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 December - 13.  

1640  Robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696) was born on December - 13.  

1662  On this day in history birth of francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729)  

1678  Yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735) was born on December - 13.  

1720  On this day in history 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  On this day in history pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies  

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  Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on December - 13.  

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 December - 13.  

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

1466  On December - 13 death of donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386)  

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