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Historical Events In April - 13

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1832  On April - 13 james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (electricstatic generator)  

1834  On April - 13 hMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia  

1842  On April - 13 lord Rosse successfully casts 72" (183-cm) mirror for a telescope  

1847  Naval Forces begin 5 day battle to capture several towns in Mexico on April - 13.  

1847  On this day in history cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Neth East-Indies)  

1849  On April - 13 hungarian Republic proclaimed  

1849  On this day in history enrique Jose Varona, Cuban sociologist/psychologist  

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 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  Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate forces on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history battle of Irish Bend, LA (Ft Bisland)  

1864  On April - 13 johann Schneider, composer, dies at 74  

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 April - 13.  

1865  Battle of Raleigh, NC on April - 13.  

1865  Heinrich Reinhardt, composer on this day in history.  

1866  On April - 13 butch Cassidy (Robert Leroy Parker) born.  

1866  On this day in history butch Cassidy, [Robert LeRoy Parker], American desperado (Wild Bunch Passage)  

1867  Sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & Engld Rugby wing-forward) on this day in history.  

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  On April - 13 theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide  

1869  On this day in history steam power brake patented (George Westinghouse)  

1870  On this day in history metropolitan Museum of Art forms in NYC  

1872  On this day in history a Roda Roda, writer  

1873  Colfax Massacre in Grant Parish Louisiana (60 blacks killed) on this day in history.  

1873  On April - 13 theodore Morse, composer  

1873  Carlo Coccia, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1877  On this day in history 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  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 April - 13.  

1545  Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II was born on this day in history.  

1547  Elisabeth of Valois, third wife of Philip II of Spain (d. 1568) was born on April - 13.  

1570  Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606) was born on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history 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)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0799  Paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies on this day in history.  

0814  On April - 13 death of krum of Bulgaria  

1093  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of fakhr-al-Din II, Druze Prince of Lebanon (b. 1572)  

1641  On April - 13 death of richard Montagu, English clergyman (b. 1577)  

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