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 This day in History - November 13
348 Historic Events for November 13
1689

Philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70

Death
1699

Jan Zach, composer

Birth
1706

Godfried Schalcken, painter/etcher/engraver, dies

Death
1715

Battle at Sheriffmuir: English army beats Scottish earl of Mar

Event
1715

Pro-James Edward Stuart-rebellion surrenders

Event
1718

Anton Laube, composer

Birth
1759

Timothy Olmstead, composer

Birth
1770

George Grenville, British premier (1763-65)/Stamp Act, dies at 58

Death
1771

Conrad E Ackermann, German actor/theater director, dies at 61

Death
1775

American Revolutionary forces capture Montr‚al

Event
1779

Thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, dies at 61

Death
1781

English troops occupy Negapatam Ceylon

Event
1789

Martin de Ron, composer

Birth
1789

Ben Franklin writes "Nothing . . . certain but death and taxes"

Event
1792

Edward John Trelawney, England, traveler/author (Adv of Younger Son)

Birth
1804

Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1880

Birth
1809

John AB Dahlgren, US Union lt adm/inventor (Civil war Dahlgren-cannon)

Birth
1811

Yuri Arnold, composer

Birth
1813

Peter II Petrovic Njegos, poet/ruler of Montenegro (1830-51)

Birth
1813

John Wolcott Phelps, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885

Birth
1814

Joseph Hooker, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879

Birth
1819

Henry Brinley Richards, British? pianist/composer

Birth
1829

Sam Patch, loses his live in a 125' dive into Genesse Falls

Death
1830

Oliver Wendell Holmes publishes "Old Ironsides"

Event
1831

James Maxwell, Edinburgh Scot, physicist (Treatise on Electricity)

Birth