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Historical Events In April - 13

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1832  James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (electricstatic generator) on April - 13.  

1834  On this day in history hMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia  

1842  On this day in history lord Rosse successfully casts 72" (183-cm) mirror for a telescope  

1847  Naval Forces begin 5 day battle to capture several towns in Mexico on this day in history.  

1847  On April - 13 cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Neth East-Indies)  

1849  On this day in history hungarian Republic proclaimed  

1849  Enrique Jose Varona, Cuban sociologist/psychologist on April - 13.  

1852  The birth of F.W Woolworth, US founder of the 'Woolworth' stores on April - 13.  

1854  On April - 13 richard T Ely, US economist (Hard Times)  

1858  On this day in history john Quinn's Peninsula Hotel destroyed when storm cuts channel through peninsula, creating Toronto Island.  

1860  On April - 13 1st Pony Express reaches Sacramento Calif  

1860  On April - 13 james Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (De lampenjongen)  

1861  On this day in history after 34 hours of bombardment, Ft Sumter surrenders to Confederates  

1861  Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate forces on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history battle of Irish Bend, LA (Ft Bisland)  

1864  Johann Schneider, composer, dies at 74 on April - 13.  

1865  On April - 13 sherman's march through Georgia begins  

1865  On April - 13 sherman's march through Georgia begins Southerners start promising that the South will rise again  

1865  On this day in history battle of Raleigh, NC  

1865  On this day in history heinrich Reinhardt, composer  

1866  Butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born on April - 13.  

1866  On this day in history butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage)  

1867  On April - 13 sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & Engld Rugby wing-forward)  

1868  On this day in history abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.  

1868  John Blackwood McEwen, composer on this day in history.  

1868  Theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide on April - 13.  

1869  On April - 13 steam power brake patented (George Westinghouse)  

1870  Metropolitan Museum of Art forms in NYC on April - 13.  

1872  A Roda Roda, writer on this day in history.  

1873  Colfax Massacre in Grant Parish Louisiana (60 blacks killed) on this day in history.  

1873  Theodore Morse, composer on April - 13.  

1873  On this day in history carlo Coccia, composer, dies at 90  

1877  On this day in history a US newspaper, the Fort Benton Record, coins a slogan for the RCMP "They always get their man." Gee I always thought it was a Canadian eh saying  

1882  Anti-Semitic League forms in Prussia on April - 13.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1506  Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (d. 1546) was born on April - 13.  

1519  On April - 13 birth of catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II  

1519  On April - 13 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  On April - 13 birth of elisabeth of Valois, third wife of Philip II of Spain (d. 1568)  

1570  Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606) was born on this day in history.  

1573  Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625) was born on April - 13.  

1584  Albert VI of Bavaria (d. 1666) was born on April - 13.  

Famous Deaths In April - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0799  On this day in history paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies  

0814  Death of Krum of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1093  On this day in history death of prince Vsevolod I of Kiev (b. 1030)  

1279  On April - 13 death of boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke  

1517  Death of Tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged on this day in history.  

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 April - 13.  

1641  On this day in history death of richard Montagu, English clergyman (b. 1577)  

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