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Historical Events In April - 13

Thursday, 19 May 2022

1732  On this day in history frederick North, (C) British PM (1770-82)  

1733  Johann Heinrich Zang, composer on April - 13.  

1741  Dutch people protest bad quality of bread on April - 13.  

1742  On April - 13 george Frederic Handel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin)  

1742  On this day in history giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59  

1743  The birth of Thomas Jefferson, Former American President on this day in history.  

1743  On April - 13 thomas Jefferson born  

1749  On April - 13 frederik Sigismund van Bylandt, Dutch count/vice-admiral  

1756  Louis H J Condé, French prince on April - 13.  

1756  On April - 13 johann T Gottlieb Goldberg, German klavecinist/composer, dies at 29  

1759  French beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen on April - 13.  

1759  On April - 13 french beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen  

1762  On April - 13 johanna C Wattier-Ziesenis, Dutch actress (Phaedra, Lady Macbeth)  

1771  On this day in history adam FJA van der Duyn, Dutch governor (South Holland)  

1784  Cornelis Smit, Dutch ship builder on April - 13.  

1791  Félix PBOG earl de Merode, Belgian minister of War/Finance on this day in history.  

1796  On April - 13 first elephant brought to America (from Bengal, India)  

1796  On April - 13 1st elephant arrives in US from India  

1799  On this day in history heinrich F L Rellstab, German music theorist  

1806  On this day in history jean-Jacques Bachelier, French painter, dies at about 82  

1808  William Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects the tap dance on April - 13.  

1808  On April - 13 william Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects tap dance  

1816  On this day in history william Sterndale Bennett, composer  

1817  Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian/archivist (Brussels) on April - 13.  

1822  On April - 13 leroy Augustus Stafford, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1822  On this day in history gaetano Valeri, composer, dies at 61  

1825  On April - 13 josef Gelinek, composer, dies at 66  

1826  Franz Danzi, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham  

1829  English Parliament grants freedom of religion to Catholics on this day in history.  

1829  The British Parliament passed the Catholic Emancipation Act, granting freedom of religion on April - 13.  

1829  On this day in history english Emancipation Act grants freedom of religion to Catholics  

1830  Eduard Lassen, composer on this day in history.  

1831  On April - 13 ferdinand Kauer, composer, dies at 80  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1506  On this day in history birth of peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (d. 1546)  

1519  Catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II was born on April - 13.  

1519  On this day in history birth of de Medicis, queen consort (Henry II of France)  

1545  On this day in history birth of elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II  

1547  Elisabeth of Valois, third wife of Philip II of Spain (d. 1568) was born on April - 13.  

1570  Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606) was born on April - 13.  

1573  On this day in history birth of christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625)  

1584  On April - 13 birth of albert VI of Bavaria (d. 1666)  

Famous Deaths In April - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0799  On April - 13 paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies  

0814  On this day in history death of krum of Bulgaria  

1093  On April - 13 death of prince Vsevolod I of Kiev (b. 1030)  

1279  Death of Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke on this day in history.  

1517  On April - 13 death of tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged  

1612  Death of Sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai on this day in history.  

1635  Death of Fakhr-al-Din II, Druze Prince of Lebanon (b. 1572) on this day in history.  

1641  Death of Richard Montagu, English clergyman (b. 1577) on this day in history.  

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