Historical Events In April - 13
Monday, 01 March 2021
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 On this day in history naval Forces begin 5 day battle to capture several towns in Mexico
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 On April - 13 the birth of F.W Woolworth, US founder of the 'Woolworth' stores
1854 On April - 13 richard T Ely, US economist (Hard Times)
1858 John Quinn's Peninsula Hotel destroyed when storm cuts channel through peninsula, creating Toronto Island on this day in history.
1860 1st Pony Express reaches Sacramento Calif on April - 13.
1860 On April - 13 james Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (De lampenjongen)
1861 After 34 hours of bombardment, Ft Sumter surrenders to Confederates on this day in history.
1861 Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate forces on April - 13.
1863 On April - 13 battle of Irish Bend, LA (Ft Bisland)
1864 On April - 13 johann Schneider, composer, dies at 74
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 this day in history.
1865 On this day in history battle of Raleigh, NC
1865 On April - 13 heinrich Reinhardt, composer
1866 Butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born on this day in history.
1866 Butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage) on this day in history.
1867 Sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & Engld Rugby wing-forward) on this day in history.
1868 On this day in history abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.
1868 John Blackwood McEwen, composer on April - 13.
1868 On April - 13 theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide
1869 On April - 13 steam power brake patented (George Westinghouse)
1870 On April - 13 metropolitan Museum of Art forms in NYC
1872 A Roda Roda, writer on April - 13.
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 On this day in history anti-Semitic League forms in Prussia