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 This day in History - January 13
373 Historic Events for January 13
1674

Prosper Jolyot de Cr‚billon, French poet (Atr‚e et Thyeste)

Birth
1682

Simon van Leeuwen, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 55

Death
1683

Johann Christoph Graupner, German composer

Birth
1690

Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel, composer

Birth
1691

George Fox, founder of Quakers, dies at 66

Death
1695

Jonathan Swift ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland

Event
1702

Peter Rabus, Dutch poet/translator (Great Name Book), dies at 41

Death
1727

Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer

Birth
1733

James Oglethorpe and 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC

Event
1734

Luca Sorkocevic, composer

Birth
1762

Leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68

Death
1770

De Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris

Event
1778

Anton Fischer, composer

Birth
1785

John Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times

Event
1788

Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer

Birth
1794

Congress changes US flag to 15 stars and 15 stripes

Event
1795

Fran‡ois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73

Death
1797

Elisabeth C von Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederick II, dies at 81

Death
1802

Eduard von Bauernfeld, Vienna, comedic playwright

Birth
1807

Napoleon Bonaparte Buford, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1883

Birth
1808

Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)

Birth
1812

Humphrey Marshall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1872

Birth
1815

William Henry French, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881

Birth
1824

Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer

Birth
1828

Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer, dies at 80

Death