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 This day in History - February 13
409 Historic Events for February 13
1660

Charles X Gustaaf, king of Sweden (1654-60), dies at 37

Death
1662

Elisabeth Stuart, English daughter of James I, dies at 65

Death
1668

Treaty of Lisbon: Spain recognizes Portugal

Event
1678

Tycho Brahe 1st sketches "Tychonic system" of solar system

Event
1682

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Venice, painter (Fortune Teller)

Birth
1689

British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights

Event
1692

MacDonald clan murdered on orders of King William III

Event
1693

College of William and Mary opens

Event
1693

Johann Kaspar von Kerll, German composer, dies at 65

Death
1706

Battle at Fraustadt: Swedish army beats Russia/Saksen

Event
1713

Domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas, composer

Birth
1721

John Reid, composer

Birth
1724

Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43

Death
1741

Johann Joseph Fux, Austrian composer/music theorist, dies at about 80

Death
1741

Andrew Bedford publishes 1st American magazine (American Magazine)

Event
1754

Charles-Maurice duke of Talleyrand-P‚rigord, Fr bishop/premier (1815)

Birth
1755

Fran‡ois Alexander Sallantin, composer

Birth
1755

Rebel leader Mangkubuni signs Treaty of Gianti Java

Event
1756

Joannes van der Linden, lawyer/judge (Ware Pleiter)

Birth
1757

John C Hespe, Dutch journalist/politician

Birth
1764

Talleyrand, France/Napolean's foreign minster

Birth
1768

douard Mortier, French general, duke, prime minister (1834-35)

Birth
1777

de Sade arrested without charge, imprisoned in Vincennes fortress

Event
1778

Fernando Sor, composer

Birth
1782

French fleet occupies St Christopher

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