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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  

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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 April - 13.  

1519  On this day in history birth of de Medicis, queen consort (Henry II of France)  

1545  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606)  

1573  Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625) was born on April - 13.  

1584  Albert VI of Bavaria (d. 1666) was born on this day in history.  

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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  Death of Krum of Bulgaria on April - 13.  

1093  Death of Prince Vsevolod I of Kiev (b. 1030) on this day in history.  

1279  Death of Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke on April - 13.  

1517  On April - 13 death of tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged  

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 this day in history.  

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