Historical Events In April - 13
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
1832 On this day in history james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (electricstatic generator)
1834 On April - 13 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 On April - 13 naval Forces begin 5 day battle to capture several towns in Mexico
1847 On April - 13 cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Neth East-Indies)
1849 On April - 13 hungarian Republic proclaimed
1849 Enrique Jose Varona, Cuban sociologist/psychologist on this day in history.
1852 On this day in history the birth of F.W Woolworth, US founder of the 'Woolworth' stores
1854 Richard T Ely, US economist (Hard Times) on this day in history.
1858 On April - 13 john Quinn's Peninsula Hotel destroyed when storm cuts channel through peninsula, creating Toronto Island.
1860 On this day in history 1st Pony Express reaches Sacramento Calif
1860 On April - 13 james Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (De lampenjongen)
1861 On April - 13 after 34 hours of bombardment, Ft Sumter surrenders to Confederates
1861 On this day in history fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate forces
1863 On April - 13 battle of Irish Bend, LA (Ft Bisland)
1864 Johann Schneider, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1865 On April - 13 sherman's march through Georgia begins
1865 Sherman's march through Georgia begins Southerners start promising that the South will rise again on this day in history.
1865 Battle of Raleigh, NC on this day in history.
1865 On this day in history heinrich Reinhardt, composer
1866 Butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born on this day in history.
1866 On April - 13 butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage)
1867 On April - 13 sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & Engld Rugby wing-forward)
1868 Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala on this day in history.
1868 John Blackwood McEwen, composer on this day in history.
1868 On this day in history theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide
1869 On April - 13 steam power brake patented (George Westinghouse)
1870 Metropolitan Museum of Art forms in NYC on April - 13.
1872 On this day in history a Roda Roda, writer
1873 On April - 13 colfax Massacre in Grant Parish Louisiana (60 blacks killed)
1873 Theodore Morse, composer on April - 13.
1873 Carlo Coccia, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1877 On April - 13 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.