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 This day in History - August 13
361 Historic Events for August 13
1820

Joseph Alberdingk Thijm, [Pauwels Foreestier], poet (Dietsche Warande)

Birth
1820

George Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer

Birth
1826

William Thomas Best, composer

Birth
1831

Salomon Jaoassohn, composer

Birth
1831

Nat Turner leads uprising of slaves in Virginia

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1840

Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros)

Birth
1841

Unaarrimin, cricketer (played cricket as Johnny Mullagh)

Birth
1841

Bernhard Heinrich Romberg, German composer, dies at 73

Death
1841

Bernhard Romberg, German cellist/composer, dies

Death
1851

John Lincoln Clem, Drummer (Union volunteers), died in 1937

Birth
1860

Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies

Death
1860

Annie Oakley, Drake Ohio, frontierswoman (Buffalo Bill's Wild West)

Birth
1864

Battle of Deep Bottom VA (Strawberry Plains) and Fussell's Mill VA

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1865

Ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist, dies at 47

Death
1867

Rudolf Georg Binding, German songwriter/writer (Legenden Der Zeit)

Birth
1867

William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer (Skotlands Rimur)

Birth
1868

Earthquakes kill 25,000 and causes $300 million damages (Peru and Ecuador)

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1871

Karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)

Birth
1876

Reciprocity Treaty between US and Hawaii ratified

Event
1876

Wagner's "Of the Ring," premieres

Event
1878

Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, Dutch zionist/socialist theorist

Birth
1878

Leonid Vladimirovich Nikolayev, composer

Birth
1879

John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun)

Birth
1881

Jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author

Birth
1881

Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolese monarch

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