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 This day in History - May 13
390 Historic Events for May 13
1830

Zebulon Baird Vance, Governor (Confederacy), died in 1894

Birth
1831

Willem baron of Goltstein of Oldenaller, Dutch minister of Colonies

Birth
1831

Christian G K”rner, German lawyer, dies at 74

Death
1832

Georges Cuvier, French zoologist (La RŠgne Animal), dies at 62

Death
1835

1st foreign embassy in Hawaii forms

Event
1835

John Nash, British town planner/architect (Regent's Park), dies

Death
1839

Israel Ashkenazi of Shklov, found Ashkenazic community (1815), dies

Death
1839

Joseph Fesch, French cardinal/war commission/earl/senator, dies

Death
1840

Alphonse Daudet, writer

Birth
1840

L-M Alphonse Daudet, French writer (Tartarin of Tarascon)

Birth
1842

Arthur Seymour Sullivan, London England, composer (Gilbert and Sullivan)

Birth
1843

Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician

Birth
1846

US declares war on M‚xico, 2 months after fighting begins

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1847

Johannes Haarklou, composer

Birth
1854

Paul Klengel, composer

Birth
1854

Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch director (Lost and Found, Silvia Silombra)

Birth
1856

Peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art

Birth
1857

Ronald Ross, England, pathologist (Nobel 1902)

Birth
1859

Eugust Enna, composer

Birth
1861

Queen Victoria announces England's position of neutrality

Event
1864

-16] Atlanta Campaign-Battle of Resaca Georgia

Event
1864

Junius Daniel, Confederate brig-general, dies at 35

Death
1865

S Brownsville, TX (Palmito Ranch) Final engagement of Civil War PVT John J Williams of 34th Indiana is last man killed

Event
1866

Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer

Birth
1867

Frank Brangwyn, Wales, painter/muralist/cartoonist (Willam Morris)

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