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 This day in History - October 13
358 Historic Events for October 13
1821

Rudolf Virchow, German politician/antropologist (cell pathology)

Birth
1822

Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor, dies at 64

Death
1822

Karl Reinthaler, composer

Birth
1823

Immanuel Faisst, composer

Birth
1824

Henry Stephen Cutler, composer

Birth
1825

Maximiliaan I Jozef, king of Bayern, dies

Death
1826

Lafayette Curry Baker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868

Birth
1843

B'nai B'rith founded (NY)

Event
1845

Texas ratifies a state constitution

Event
1853

Maria E "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Piet Vink Sr

Birth
1853

Lillie Langtry, [Jersey Lily], vaudevillian actress (Lillie)

Birth
1855

Gottfried Rieger, composer, dies at 91

Death
1860

1st aerial photo taken in US (from a balloon), Boston

Event
1862

Bismarck's "Blood and Iron" speech

Event
1863

C-E Auguste Rateau, French mining engineer (Rateau steam turbine)

Birth
1863

Skirmish at Blountsville, Tennessee (50 casualties)

Event
1864

Battle at Darbytown Road Virginia (337 casualties)

Event
1864

Battle of Harpers Ferry, WV (Mosby's Raid)

Event
1864

Maryland voters adopt new constitution, including abolition of slavery

Event
1864

Battle of Dalton, GA - surrendered

Event
1867

Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator

Birth
1869

Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Fren writer (Tableau Historique), dies

Death
1870

Gustav Mahler (10) gives his 1st public piano concert

Event
1877

Bernard Bosanquet, cricketer (pioneer of googly)

Birth
1879

Peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor/composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie)

Birth