Historical Events In August - 13
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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 On this day in history christoph Nichelsmann, German composer
1721 On August - 13 francis Ireland, composer
1732 On this day in history voltaire's "Zaire," premieres in Paris
1740 Hunger strike in Rotterdam on August - 13.
1747 On August - 13 adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer
1748 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1777 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1814 Cape of Good Hope formally ceded to British by the Dutch on August - 13.
1817 On August - 13 karoly Thern, composer
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 On August - 13 george Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer
1826 William Thomas Best, composer on August - 13.
1831 On August - 13 nat Turner leads uprising of slaves in Virginia
1831 Salomon Jaoassohn, composer on this day in history.
1840 On August - 13 giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros)
1841 On this day in history unaarrimin, cricketer (played cricket as Johnny Mullagh)
1841 On this day in history bernhard Heinrich Romberg, German composer, dies at 73
1844 Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt leaves Brisbane to explore unknown territory beyond the Darling Downs on August - 13.
1846 Joint expedition led by CDR Robert Stockton seizes Los Angeles, CA on this day in history.
1851 John Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937 on this day in history.