Historical Events In April - 13
Thursday, 13 May 2021
1832 On this day in history james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (electricstatic generator)
1834 HMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia on April - 13.
1842 Lord Rosse successfully casts 72" (183-cm) mirror for a telescope on this day in history.
1847 Naval Forces begin 5 day battle to capture several towns in Mexico on April - 13.
1847 Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Neth East-Indies) on April - 13.
1849 On April - 13 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 Richard T Ely, US economist (Hard Times) on April - 13.
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 On April - 13 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 April - 13.
1865 Sherman's march through Georgia begins on this day in history.
1865 Sherman's march through Georgia begins Southerners start promising that the South will rise again on April - 13.
1865 On April - 13 battle of Raleigh, NC
1865 Heinrich Reinhardt, composer on April - 13.
1866 On this day in history butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born.
1866 On April - 13 butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage)
1867 On this day in history sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & Engld Rugby wing-forward)
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 Theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide on this day in history.
1869 Steam power brake patented (George Westinghouse) on this day in history.
1870 Metropolitan Museum of Art forms in NYC on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1873 On April - 13 carlo Coccia, composer, dies at 90
1877 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 on April - 13.
1882 On April - 13 anti-Semitic League forms in Prussia