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 This day in History - December 13
387 Historic Events for December 13
1902

Talcott Parsons, US sociologist

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1903

Carlos Montoya, Madrid Spain, guitarist (Suite Flamenco 1966)

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1903

Wright Bros make 1st flight at Kittyhawk

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1903

John Piper, British writer (US Churches in WW I)/official war painter

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1903

Italo Marcioni patents ice cream cone (NJ)

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1903

Jewgeni Petrow, writer

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1906

Laurens jan van der Post, soldier/explorer/conservationist

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1906

Ingemar Liljefors, composer

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1906

German chancellor Bernhard von Bulow disbands the Parliament

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1907

German emperor Wilhelm II visits Amsterdam

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1907

George Gunn scores 119 on Test debut v Australia SCG

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1908

Victor Babin, composer

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1909

Innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter, dies at 53 [OS 11/30]

Death
1910

Van Heflin, Walters Okla, actor (Great Adventure, Madame Bovary)

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1910

Lillian Roth, [Rutstein], singer/actress (Animal Crackers)

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1911

Reg Duff, cricketer (23 Tests for Australia 1902-05, 1317 runs), dies

Death
1911

Kenneth Patchen, US, poet/novelist (Cloth of the Tempest)

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1912

Max Croiset, Dutch actor (Dog of Flanders, Little Ark) [or Aug 13]

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1913

Jimmy Carroll, NYC, pianist (Most Important People)

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1913

John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian

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1913

Mona Lisa stolen in Aug 1911 returned to Louvre

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1913

Archie Moore, light-heavyweight boxing champ (1952-60)

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1914

George "Tiger" Haynes, guitarist/actor (Land Without Music, Guv'nor)

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1914

Alan L Bullock, British historian

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1914

Samuel "Larry" K Parks, Olathe KS, actor (Jolson-Jolson Story)

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