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 This day in History - March 13
412 Historic Events for March 13
1700

Michel Blavet, composer

Birth
1712

Isfrid Kayser, composer

Birth
1716

Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer, dies at 46

Death
1733

Joseph Priestly, England, clergyman/scientist (discovered oxygen)

Birth
1735

1st US Moravian bishop, David Nitschmann, consecrated in Germany

Event
1741

Jozef II, arch duke of Austria/RC German emperor (1765-90)

Birth
1744

David Allan, Scottish painter

Birth
1746

Maurus Haberhauer, composer

Birth
1752

Josef Reicha, composer

Birth
1756

Johann Melchior Conradi, composer, dies at 81

Death
1759

27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

Event
1764

Charles Earl Grey, (Whig), British PM (1830-34)

Birth
1767

Heinrich Domnich, composer

Birth
1768

Charles Louis WJ van Keverberg, Dutch civil servant

Birth
1770

Daniel Lambert, England, giant (weighed 739 lbs (334 kg) at death)

Birth
1772

Gotthold Lessing's "Emilia Calotti," premieres in Brunswick

Event
1779

Oliver Shaw, composer

Birth
1781

Sir William Herschel sees "comet" (really discovered Uranus)

Event
1781

Karl F Schinkel, German architect/painter/writer (Schloss Tegel)

Birth
1790

John Martin, 1st American-born actor, performs in Philadelphia

Event
1797

Cherubini's opera "Med‚e," premieres in Paris

Event
1798

Abigail Powers Fillmore, 1st lady (1850-53)

Birth
1817

Matej Sojka, composer, dies at 77

Death
1818

Albion Parris Howe, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897

Birth
1820

Louis Herbert, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

Birth