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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1506  On April - 13 birth of peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (d. 1546)  

1519  Catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II was born on this day in history.  

1519  On April - 13 birth of de Medicis, queen consort (Henry II of France)  

1545  On April - 13 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  On April - 13 birth of guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606)  

1573  Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625) was born on this day in history.  

1584  On this day in history birth of albert VI of Bavaria (d. 1666)  

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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  Death of Prince Vsevolod I of Kiev (b. 1030) on April - 13.  

1279  On this day in history 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 April - 13.  

1635  On April - 13 death of fakhr-al-Din II, Druze Prince of Lebanon (b. 1572)  

1641  Death of Richard Montagu, English clergyman (b. 1577) on April - 13.  

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