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 This day in History - May 13
390 Historic Events for May 13
1868

Paolo Gallico, composer

Birth
1873

Kaspar Masek, composer, dies at 79

Death
1874

Pope Pius IX encyclical "On Greek-Ruthenian rite"

Event
1874

Henry Clough-Leiter, composer

Birth
1876

Raoul Laparra, composer

Birth
1876

Amersfoort-Zutphen railway opens

Event
1877

C‚sar Franck's "Lesson Eolides," premieres

Event
1881

Ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer

Birth
1882

Toba-indians killed 20 members of French expedition

Event
1882

Jules-Nicolas Crevaux, French explorer, murdered at 35

Death
1882

Georges F Broque, French cubist painter (Bike)

Birth
1883

Henk JFM Sneevliet, leader RSAP/editor Spartacus (Dutch-Indies)

Birth
1884

Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) forms

Event
1884

Cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor, dies

Death
1885

Juliana Horatia [Gatty] Ewing, author (Lob Lie-by-the-Fire), dies

Death
1886

Joseph Achron, Latvia/US violinist/composer (Golem suite)

Birth
1887

15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39«

Event
1888

DeWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat"

Event
1888

Princess Isabel of Brazil signs "Lei Aur‚a" abolishing slavery

Event
1890

18th Preakness: W Martin aboard Montague wins in 2:36.75

Event
1890

Lord Salisbury offers Germany Helgoland in exchange for Zanzibar, Uganda and Equatoria

Event
1891

Fritz Rasp, Bayreuth Germany, actor (Diary of a Lost Girl)

Birth
1891

17th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Kingman wins in 2:52¬

Event
1892

Jean Alexander Ferdinand Poise, composer, dies at 63

Death
1896

Nora Perry, writer, dies

Death