Historical Events In October - 13
Friday, 27 November 2020
1860 On this day in history first aerial photo taken in US (from a balloon), Boston
1860 1st aerial photo taken in US (from a balloon), Boston on this day in history.
1862 Bismarck's "Blood & Iron" speech on this day in history.
1863 Skirmish at Blountsville, Tennessee (50 casualties) on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history c-E Auguste Rateau, French mining engineer (Rateau steam turbine)
1864 On October - 13 battle at Darbytown Road Virginia (337 casualties)
1869 Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Fren writer (Tableau Historique), dies on this day in history.
1870 On October - 13 gustav Mahler (10) gives his 1st public piano concert
1871 On this day in history the Delphic Fraternity is founded as the Delphic Society at the State Normal School in Geneseo, New York.
1877 Bernard Bosanquet, cricketer (pioneer of googly) on this day in history.
1879 On October - 13 peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor/composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie)
1881 Revival of Hebrew language as Eliezer Ben-Yehuda & friends agree to use Hebrew exclusively in their conversations on October - 13.
1881 George Bacovia, [Vasiliu], Romanian poet/composer/painter on October - 13.
1884 On this day in history greenwich established as universal time meridian of longitude
1885 The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia on October - 13.
1889 On October - 13 douglass Dumbrille, Hamilton Ont, actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town)
1890 The Delta Chi fraternity is founded by 11 law students at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on this day in history.
1890 On October - 13 conrad Richter, writer (Light in the Forest)
1891 On October - 13 irene Rich, [Luther], Buffalo NY, actress (Beau Brummell, Champ)
1893 Vigilant (US) beats Valkyrie II (Engld) in 9th America's Cup on October - 13.
1895 Kurt Schumacher, German politicial chairman (SPD) [NS] on this day in history.
1899 7000 lay-offs black mine workers of South Africa reach Natal on October - 13.
1899 Marcelle de Manziarly, composer on October - 13.
1900 On this day in history marius-Francois Gaillard, composer
1901 Benjamin Merkelbach, architect/city builder of Amsterdam on this day in history.
1902 Arna W Bontemps noted poet & librarian of Fisk University on October - 13.
1902 Arna Bontemps, Louisiana, black author (100 years of negro freedom) on this day in history.
1903 On October - 13 pirates beats Pilgrims (Red Sox) 5 games to 3 in 1st World Series
1903 On this day in history jens Bjerre, composer
1904 Jutta Hecker, writer on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], English actor (Hamlet), dies at 67
1908 John Grant, British rear-admiral on this day in history.
1909 Herblock, [Herbert L Block], Roosevelt, Utah, political cartoonist on October - 13.
1909 Francisco Ferrer, Spanish anarchist, executed on October - 13.