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Historical Events In December - 13

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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  The birth of Christopher Plummer, Stage and screen actor on December - 13.  

1929  On this day in history albert Paulsen, Guayaquil Ecuador, actor (Doctors' Hospital)  

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 this day in history 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  Richard Darryl Zanuck, film producer/executive on this day in history.  

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 December - 13 "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 this day in history.  

1939  Battle at La Plata on December - 13.  

1940  On December - 13 dusty Tapscott, cricket (bro of Doodles, 4&1 in only S Af Test), dies  

1941  On this day in history german occupiers forbid National Front & Netherland Union  

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

1942  On this day in history eleanor Everest Freer, composer, dies at 78  

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

1944  Japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138 on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history 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 December - 13 leon Blum elected French premier  

1947  Maine Turnpike opens to traffic on this day in history.  

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

1949  Knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem on this day in history.  

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

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

1951  Future British PM Margaret Roberts Thatcher marries Denis Thatcher on December - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1585  William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (d. 1649) was born on December - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

1720  Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804) was born on this day in history.  

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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 December - 13.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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