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 This day in History - December 13
387 Historic Events for December 13
1818

Mary Todd Lincoln, 1st lady (1861-65)

Birth
1819

Edwin George Monk, composer

Birth
1823

Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London

Event
1833

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port Deseado, Patagoni‰

Event
1835

Phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem)

Birth
1838

Marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, composer

Birth
1843

George Stephanescu, composer

Birth
1843

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published, 6,000 copies sold

Event
1850

G F Grace, cricketer (brother of W G )

Birth
1850

Iver Paul Fredrik Holter, composer

Birth
1853

Joseph Sickman Corsen, Cura‡ao, musician/composer/screenwriter

Birth
1858

Jakab Gyula Major, composer

Birth
1860

Lucien G Guitry, French actor/theatre director (l'Od‚on)

Birth
1861

Battle of Alleghany Summit, WV

Event
1862

Battle of Fredericksburg, VA (Marye's Heights)

Event
1862

Maxcy Gregg, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 48

Death
1862

Conrad Feger Jackson, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 49

Death
1862

Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 39

Death
1863

Friedrich Hebbel, writer, dies at 50

Death
1863

Johannes Weiss, German New Testament scholar

Birth
1864

Battle of Ft McAllister, GA

Event
1865

Gustav Luders, composer

Birth
1871

Russell W Porter, Vermont, explorer (Alaska)

Birth
1871

Herman T Colenbrander, Dutch historian

Birth
1872

W T van der Kouwen-ten Cate, Hague's Dame, murdered by Henry Jut

Death