Historical Events In August - 13
Friday, 07 May 2021
1704 Lorenzo Fago, composer on August - 13.
1705 Battle of Blenheim, in southern Germany on this day in history.
1713 On August - 13 king Frederik Willem declares war on Brandenburg-Prussia
1717 On this day in history christoph Nichelsmann, German composer
1721 Francis Ireland, composer on this day in history.
1732 Voltaire's "Zaire," premieres in Paris on August - 13.
1740 Hunger strike in Rotterdam on this day in history.
1747 On August - 13 adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer
1748 On August - 13 pieter L van de Kasteele, Dutch politician/patriot
1749 J E Schlegel, writer, dies on this day in history.
1756 On August - 13 the birth of Queen Adelaide, Consort of William IV
1762 John Alberti, theologist/philological, dies at 64 on August - 13.
1777 On August - 13 american explosive device made by David Bushnell explodes near British vessel off New London, CT.
1784 English parliament accept India Act on this day in history.
1787 Isaac de Pinto, merchant/lender/Dutch States-general, dies on August - 13.
1788 Prussia joins Anglo-Dutch alliance to form Triple Alliance to prevent spread of Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90 on August - 13.
1792 On this day in history revolutionaries imprison French royals including Marie Antoinette
1799 On this day in history 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 Cape of Good Hope formally ceded to British by the Dutch on this day in history.
1817 Karoly Thern, composer on August - 13.
1818 Lucy Blackwell-Stone, US abolitionist (US Woman's Suffrage Assn) on this day in history.
1819 On August - 13 george Gabriel Stokes, physicist/mathematician (spectroscope)
1820 On August - 13 george Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer
1826 William Thomas Best, composer on this day in history.
1831 On August - 13 nat Turner leads uprising of slaves in Virginia
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 August - 13.
1841 Bernhard Heinrich Romberg, German composer, dies at 73 on August - 13.
1844 Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt leaves Brisbane to explore unknown territory beyond the Darling Downs on August - 13.
1846 On this day in history joint expedition led by CDR Robert Stockton seizes Los Angeles, CA
1851 On this day in history john Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937