Today in History for December 1813

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 7 of 7

2nd - Prince Willem Frederik accepts constitutional monarchy
5th - L├╝beck surrenders to allied armies
8th - Ludwig von Beethoven's 7th Symphony in A, premieres
18th - British take Fort Niagara in War of 1812
26th - Zamose, Modlin, Torgau surrenders to allied armies
29th - British burn Buffalo, NY during War of 1812
30th - Danzig surrenders to allied armies

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 8 of 8

2nd - Jacob Rosenhaim, composer
10th - Errico Petrella, composer
10th - Zachariah Chandler, US, merchant/politician (found Republican Party)
19th - Thomas Andrews, Belfast Ireland, chemist/physicist (ozone)
20th - Samuel Jordan Kirkwood, (Gov-Iowa)/US Sect of Interior (1881-82)
24th - Henry Wellington Greatorex, composer
25th - Milledge Luke Bonham, (Confederacy) died in 1890
29th - Etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

1st - Ferdinando Bertoni, composer, dies at 88
19th - James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1744)
24th - Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1740)

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