Historical Events In April - 13
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1832 On April - 13 james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (electricstatic generator)
1834 On April - 13 hMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia
1842 On April - 13 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 April - 13.
1847 On this day in history cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Neth East-Indies)
1849 On April - 13 hungarian Republic proclaimed
1849 On this day in history enrique Jose Varona, Cuban sociologist/psychologist
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 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 this day in history james Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (De lampenjongen)
1861 On April - 13 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 On April - 13 johann Schneider, composer, dies at 74
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 April - 13.
1865 Battle of Raleigh, NC on April - 13.
1865 Heinrich Reinhardt, composer on this day in history.
1866 On April - 13 butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born.
1866 On this day in history butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage)
1867 Sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & Engld Rugby wing-forward) on this day in history.
1868 On April - 13 abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.
1868 John Blackwood McEwen, composer on this day in history.
1868 On April - 13 theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide
1869 On this day in history steam power brake patented (George Westinghouse)
1870 On this day in history metropolitan Museum of Art forms in NYC
1872 On this day in history a Roda Roda, writer
1873 Colfax Massacre in Grant Parish Louisiana (60 blacks killed) on this day in history.
1873 On April - 13 theodore Morse, composer
1873 Carlo Coccia, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history anti-Semitic League forms in Prussia