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Historical Events In December - 13

Friday, 26 February 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 December - 13.  

1929  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1930  George Sisler's career ends when Boston Braves release him on this day in history.  

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

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 December - 13.  

1935  John Nicolson, cricketer (South African lefty batsman 1926-27), dies on December - 13.  

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  On this day in history los Angeles freezes at 28ø  

1938  On December - 13 los Angeles freezes at 28F  

1939  On this day in history battle at La Plata  

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

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

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 December - 13.  

1944  On this day in history japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138  

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  Leon Blum elected French premier on this day in history.  

1947  Maine Turnpike opens to traffic on December - 13.  

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  On December - 13 aL votes down proposal to revive spitball  

1950  On December - 13 "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 this day in history 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 this day in history birth of sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)  

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 this day in history 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  Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729) was born on December - 13.  

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  On December - 13 al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74  

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  Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on December - 13.  

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

1404  Albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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