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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1506  Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (d. 1546) was born on April - 13.  

1519  Catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II was born on April - 13.  

1519  De Medicis, queen consort (Henry II of France) was born on this day in history.  

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  Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606) was born on this day in history.  

1573  On April - 13 birth of christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625)  

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


Famous Deaths In April - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0799  On this day in history paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies  

0814  On this day in history death of krum of Bulgaria  

1093  On April - 13 death of prince Vsevolod I of Kiev (b. 1030)  

1279  On this day in history death of boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke  

1517  On this day in history death of tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged  

1612  Death of Sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai on this day in history.  

1635  Death of Fakhr-al-Din II, Druze Prince of Lebanon (b. 1572) on April - 13.  

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

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