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Historical Events In December - 13

Monday, 23 May 2022

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

1928  On December - 13 clip-on tie designed  

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

1929  On this day in history the birth of Christopher Plummer, Stage and screen actor  

1929  Albert Paulsen, Guayaquil Ecuador, actor (Doctors' Hospital) on this day in history.  

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

1930  On December - 13 george Sisler's career ends when Boston Braves release him  

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

1934  Mark Hellinger Theater (Warner Bros) opens at 237 W 51st St NYC on December - 13.  

1934  Richard Darryl Zanuck, film producer/executive on December - 13.  

1935  Bonno Spieker, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA) on December - 13.  

1935  On December - 13 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 December - 13 "Aryanization" decree is enacted, all Jewish property is transferred to Aryan possession.  

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

1938  On December - 13 los Angeles freezes at 28F  

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  On this day in history german occupiers forbid National Front & Netherland Union  

1942  On December - 13 seyss-Inquart allows Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert to call himself Leader  

1942  Eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

1944  Japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138 on December - 13.  

1944  Lupe Velez, actress (Joe Palooka), overdoses on seconal at 34 on this day in history.  

1945  Robert van Genechten, Dutch Nazi (NSB), commits suicide on December - 13.  

1946  On this day in history leon Blum elected French premier  

1947  On December - 13 maine Turnpike opens to traffic  

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

1949  On this day in history knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem  

1949  AL votes down proposal to revive spitball on December - 13.  

1950  On this day in history "Let's Make an Opera" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 5 perfs  

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  On December - 13 kOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting  

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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 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 December - 13.  

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  On this day in history birth of yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735)  

1720  On this day in history birth of carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804)  

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 December - 13.  

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

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

1466  Death of Donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386) on December - 13.  

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