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Historical Events In April - 13

Monday, 18 January 2021

1918  On April - 13 electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital  

1919  On April - 13 british forces kill 100s of Indian Nationalists (Amritsar Massacre)  

1919  On this day in history amritsar Massacre-British Army fires on nationalist rioters in India  

1920  1st woman US Civil Service Commissioner, Helen Hamilton appointed on this day in history.  

1921  On April - 13 foundation of the Spanish Communist Workers' Party.  

1923  Army wins the first college three-weapon fencing championships on this day in history.  

1923  Army wins 1st college three-weapon fencing championships on April - 13.  

1924  On this day in history greek plebiscite for a republic  

1925  On April - 13 virginia Theater (ANTA, Guild) opens at 245 W 52nd St NYC  

1926  At 41, Walter Johnson pitches his 7th opening day shutout on this day in history.  

1927  On this day in history stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, in 2 games & 2 ties  

1928  1st trans atlantic flight Europe-US (Fitzmaurice-von Hunefeld-Köhl) on April - 13.  

1928  On April - 13 luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer, dies at 36  

1932  On this day in history kozakken Boys soccer team forms in Werkendam forms  

1932  Johannes T de Visser, 1st Dutch Min of Education, dies at 75 [or 14th] on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history first flight over Mount Everest (Lord Clydesdale)  

1933  On April - 13 nY Rangers beat Tor Maple Leafs 3 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup  

1933  1st flight over Mount Everest (Lord Clydesdale) on this day in history.  

1934  On April - 13 4.7 million US families report receiving welfare payments  

1936  P Djurkovic discovers asteroid #1605 Milankovitch on this day in history.  

1936  Metaxas proclaims himself dictator of Greece on this day in history.  

1936  Demertzis, Greek premier, dies on April - 13.  

1938  Clifford Goldsmith' "What a Life," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1939  W Saroyan's "My Heart's in the Highlands," premieres in NYC on April - 13.  

1940  On this day in history cornelious Warmerdam became the first man to pole vault 15 ft  

1940  NY Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on April - 13.  

1940  2nd battle of Narvik-8 German destroyers, destroyed on this day in history.  

1941  Corporal J H Edmonson, 2/17th Battalion, 2nd AIF, awarded posthumously the first Australian Victoria Cross of World War Two at Tobruk, Libya on April - 13.  

1941  Heavy German assault on Tobruk on this day in history.  

1941  On April - 13 annie Jump Cannon, US astronomer (Henry Draper catalogues), dies at 77  

1942  RCAF's 417 Fighter Squadron heads for Egypt to join Desert Air Force on April - 13.  

1942  On April - 13 henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58  

1943  FDR dedicates Jefferson Memorial on this day in history.  

1943  On April - 13 catholic University Nijegen closes  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1506  On this day in history birth of peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (d. 1546)  

1519  On April - 13 birth of catherine de' Médici, Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II  

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

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

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)  

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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  On April - 13 death of krum of Bulgaria  

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

1279  On April - 13 death of boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke  

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

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

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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