World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - September 13
370 Historic Events for September 13
1682

Theodor Christleib Reinhold, composer

Birth
1688

Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer

Birth
1739

Grigory Potemkin, army officer, statesman, Catherine II's lover, OS

Birth
1739

Giuseppe Sigismondo, composer

Birth
1743

England, Austria and Savoye-Sardinia sign Treaty of Worms

Event
1751

England signs Austrian and Russian alliance

Event
1751

Henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist

Birth
1755

Oliver Evans, pioneered high-pressure steam engine

Birth
1759

British beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)

Event
1759

James Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32

Death
1775

Gotthold Lessing's "Die Juden," premieres in Frankfurt-am-Main

Event
1787

Prussian army moves into Netherlands

Event
1788

NY City becomes 1st capital of US

Event
1789

1st loan to US Govt (from NYC banks)

Event
1791

France's King Louis XVI accepts constitution

Event
1800

Cura‡ao in English hands (until Jan 1803)

Event
1803

John Barry, 1st American commodore, dies

Death
1806

Moritz Ganz, composer

Birth
1806

Joseph Lewis Hogg, Brig General (Confederate Army), die in 1862

Birth
1813

Louis-Alexandre Crett‚, Belgian porselein painter, dies at about 55

Death
1813

John Sedgwick, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1864

Birth
1814

Nicolas Beets, [Hildebrand], Dutch writer (Camera Obscura=

Birth
1817

John McAuley Palmer, US Union msj-gen/(Gov-Ill, 1868-72)

Birth
1818

Olivier Gloux, [Aimard], Fren world explorer/writer (Grande Flibuste)

Birth
1819

Clara Josephine Schumann, [n‚e Wieck], Leipzig Germ, pianist/composer

Birth