November 13

Published in On this Day listing

  • 1911 Andrew Bonar Law, son of a Presbyterian minister from Coleraine, Co. Derry, and staunch opponent of Home Rule, became leader of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Arthur Balfour.
  • 1817 John Keogh (77), leader of the radical wing of the Catholic Committee in the 1790s, died.
  • 1712 Sir William Robinson, architect of the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham (1680–4), Marsh’s Library and James and Charles Forts in Kinsale Harbour, died.
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