On This Day

September 13, 1881 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • America Lewis Howard Latimer invents and patents electric lamp with a carbon filament

Deaths in History

Ambrose Burnside

Ambrose Burnside, American soldier, industrialist and politician (Governor of Rhode Island, 1866-69) who popularized sideburns, dies of a heart attack at 57

Union General, Politician and Industrialist Ambrose Burnside
Union General, Politician and Industrialist
Ambrose Burnside