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 This day in History - May 13
390 Historic Events for May 13
1729

Henry William (Baron) Stiegel, early American glassmaker

Birth
1730

Marquess of Rockingham, (Whig), British PM (1765-66, 1782)

Birth
1730

Charles Watson-Wentworth 2nd marquis of Rockingham, Engl PM (1765-76)

Birth
1732

Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer, dies at 72

Death
1735

Horace Coignet, composer

Birth
1746

Oliver Brownson, composer

Birth
1756

Wojciech Zywny, composer

Birth
1761

Adrian Loosjes Pzn, publisher/writer (Mauritius Lijnslager)

Birth
1767

Mozart's opera "Apollo et Hyacinthus," premieres in Salzburg

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1769

Joƒo VI M L J, King of Portugal (1816-26)

Birth
1776

Charles Ots, composer

Birth
1776

Rodrigo Ferreira da Costa, composer

Birth
1776

Anton de Haen, medical Ratio medendi, dies at 71

Death
1777

University library at Vienna opens

Event
1779

War of Bavarian Succession ends

Event
1787

Johann Michael Malzat, composer, dies at 38

Death
1787

Arthur Phillip sets sails with 11 ships of criminals to Botany Bay

Event
1792

Pius IX "Pio Nono", [Giovanni-Maria Mastai-Ferretti], Pope (1846-78)

Birth
1793

Martin Gerbert, composer, dies at 72

Death
1795

Joshua Ratoon Sands, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883

Birth
1812

Johann Matthias Sperger, composer, dies at 62

Death
1820

Opera "Die J„garsbraut" is completed

Event
1828

US passes Tariff of Abominations

Event
1828

Josephine Elizabeth Butler, social reformer

Birth
1830

Republic of Ecuador is founded, with Juan Jose Flores as president

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