Historical Events In August - 13
Monday, 10 August 2020
1704 On this day in history lorenzo Fago, composer
1705 On August - 13 battle of Blenheim, in southern Germany
1713 On this day in history king Frederik Willem declares war on Brandenburg-Prussia
1717 On August - 13 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 August - 13.
1747 Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer on August - 13.
1748 Pieter L van de Kasteele, Dutch politician/patriot on August - 13.
1749 On this day in history j E Schlegel, writer, dies
1756 The birth of Queen Adelaide, Consort of William IV on August - 13.
1762 John Alberti, theologist/philological, dies at 64 on August - 13.
1777 On this day in history american explosive device made by David Bushnell explodes near British vessel off New London, CT.
1784 On this day in history english parliament accept India Act
1787 Isaac de Pinto, merchant/lender/Dutch States-general, dies on August - 13.
1788 On August - 13 prussia joins Anglo-Dutch alliance to form Triple Alliance to prevent spread of Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90
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 Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81 on August - 13.
1814 Cape of Good Hope formally ceded to British by the Dutch on August - 13.
1817 Karoly Thern, composer on this day in history.
1818 On this day in history lucy Blackwell-Stone, US abolitionist (US Woman's Suffrage Assn)
1819 George Gabriel Stokes, physicist/mathematician (spectroscope) on August - 13.
1820 George Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer on this day in history.
1826 On this day in history william Thomas Best, composer
1831 On this day in history nat Turner leads uprising of slaves in Virginia
1831 Salomon Jaoassohn, composer on August - 13.
1840 On August - 13 giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros)
1841 On August - 13 unaarrimin, cricketer (played cricket as Johnny Mullagh)
1841 Bernhard Heinrich Romberg, German composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1844 On August - 13 explorer Ludwig Leichhardt leaves Brisbane to explore unknown territory beyond the Darling Downs.
1846 Joint expedition led by CDR Robert Stockton seizes Los Angeles, CA on August - 13.
1851 John Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937 on this day in history.