Historical Events In August - 13
Tuesday, 27 July 2021
1704 Lorenzo Fago, composer on this day in history.
1705 Battle of Blenheim, in southern Germany on August - 13.
1713 On August - 13 king Frederik Willem declares war on Brandenburg-Prussia
1717 Christoph Nichelsmann, German composer on August - 13.
1721 Francis Ireland, composer on August - 13.
1732 On August - 13 voltaire's "Zaire," premieres in Paris
1740 Hunger strike in Rotterdam on August - 13.
1747 Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer on this day in history.
1748 On this day in history pieter L van de Kasteele, Dutch politician/patriot
1749 J E Schlegel, writer, dies on August - 13.
1756 The birth of Queen Adelaide, Consort of William IV on this day in history.
1762 John Alberti, theologist/philological, dies at 64 on August - 13.
1777 American explosive device made by David Bushnell explodes near British vessel off New London, CT on August - 13.
1784 English parliament accept India Act on this day in history.
1787 Isaac de Pinto, merchant/lender/Dutch States-general, dies on this day in history.
1788 Prussia joins Anglo-Dutch alliance to form Triple Alliance to prevent spread of Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90 on this day in history.
1792 Revolutionaries imprison French royals including Marie Antoinette on August - 13.
1799 On August - 13 english fleet under lord Seymour overthrows Suriname
1802 Nikolaus Lenau, Hungary, German poet (Faust, Die Albigenser) on August - 13.
1808 On this day in history henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81
1814 On August - 13 cape of Good Hope formally ceded to British by the Dutch
1817 Karoly Thern, composer on August - 13.
1818 Lucy Blackwell-Stone, US abolitionist (US Woman's Suffrage Assn) on August - 13.
1819 On August - 13 george Gabriel Stokes, physicist/mathematician (spectroscope)
1820 George Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer on this day in history.
1826 William Thomas Best, composer on this day in history.
1831 Nat Turner leads uprising of slaves in Virginia on August - 13.
1831 On August - 13 salomon Jaoassohn, composer
1840 Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros) on August - 13.
1841 Unaarrimin, cricketer (played cricket as Johnny Mullagh) on this day in history.
1841 On August - 13 bernhard Heinrich Romberg, German composer, dies at 73
1844 On this day in history explorer Ludwig Leichhardt leaves Brisbane to explore unknown territory beyond the Darling Downs.
1846 On August - 13 joint expedition led by CDR Robert Stockton seizes Los Angeles, CA
1851 On August - 13 john Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937