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 This day in History - December 13
387 Historic Events for December 13
1872

Helena Beeloo, Hague's maid, murdered by Henry Jut

Death
1874

Ludwig Curtius, German archaeologist (Die antike Kunst)

Birth
1877

Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych, composer

Birth
1879

1st federal fish hatching steamer lauched (Wilmington Delaware)

Event
1881

August Senoa, Croatian writer (Kletva [The Curse]), dies at 43

Death
1886

Lambertus J van Apeldoorn, lawyer (martial law)

Birth
1889

Clarence Loomis, composer

Birth
1889

Belgium rules on women/child labor law

Event
1890

Marc Connelly, McKeesport Pa, playwright (One Minute Please)

Birth
1892

Brand Dirck Ochse, filmer/co-founder (Polygoon)

Birth
1893

Curt Jurgens, Munich Germany, actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day)

Birth
1894

Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist, dies at 68

Death
1895

1st complete execution of Gustav Mahlers 2nd Symphony

Event
1897

Drew Pearson, Evanston Ill, newscaster (Drew Pearson)

Birth
1898

Daniel Lazarus, composer

Birth
1898

George Frederick Bristow, composer, dies at 72

Death
1899

Yusef Greiss, composer

Birth
1899

Harold Guinzburg, publisher (founder of Literary Guild)

Birth
1900

Battle at Nooitgedacht: generals The la Rey/Smuts beat Britten

Event
1900

Norman Foster, Richmond IN, actor (Skyscraper Souls)

Birth
1900

Jonel Perlea, composer

Birth
1901

John Wijga, painter/illustrator

Birth
1901

Test debut of S F Barnes v Aust SCG, took 5-65 in 1st innings

Event
1901

Georg M Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/theory [OS]

Birth
1902

Paul Kurzbach, composer

Birth