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 This day in History - February 13
409 Historic Events for February 13
1849

Lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father

Birth
1852

Johan L E Dreyer, Danish astronomer (New gen catalogue of nebulae)

Birth
1858

Sir Richard Burton and John Speake explore Lake Tanganyika, Africa

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1859

Frank van de Goes, Dutch writer/marxist theorist

Birth
1859

William Strang, Scottish painter/engraver

Birth
1860

King Basse Kajuara departs Boni South-Celebes

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1861

Col Bernard Irwin attacks and defeats hostile Chiricahua Indians

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1861

1st military action to result in Congressional Medal of Honor, AZ

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1861

Uchimura Kanzo, Tokyo, religious writer (How I Became a Christian)

Birth
1861

Abraham Lincoln declared president

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1862

-Feb 16th) Siege of Ft Donelson TN

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1862

Karel Weis, composer

Birth
1864

Miridian Campaign fighting at Chunky Creek and Wyatt, Mississippi

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1866

Jesse James holds up his 1st bank, Liberty, Missouri ($15,000)

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1867

Johann Strauss' "Blue Danube" waltz premieres in Vienna

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1870

Leopold Godowsky, Lithuania, virtuoso pianist/composer

Birth
1873

Petrus AS van Limburg Brouwer, [Abraham van Luik], literary, dies

Death
1874

Hendrik Spiekman, Dutch politician (social-democratic)

Birth
1875

? Kanouse, Watertown Wisc, 1st quintuplets in US, born to Edna Kanouse

Birth
1877

Jazeps Medins, composer

Birth
1881

Eleanor Farjeon, English writer (Martin Pippin)

Birth
1882

Henry Highland Garnet, diplomat, dies in Monrovia Liberia at 66

Death
1883

Bainbridge Crist, composer

Birth
1883

Pavel Melnikov, [Petsjerski], Russian historian, dies at 64

Death
1883

Harold "Hal" Chase, baseball player/manager

Birth