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Historical Events In April - 13

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1918  Electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital on April - 13.  

1919  British forces kill 100s of Indian Nationalists (Amritsar Massacre) on this day in history.  

1919  On April - 13 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  Foundation of the Spanish Communist Workers' Party on April - 13.  

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

1923  On April - 13 army wins 1st college three-weapon fencing championships  

1924  On April - 13 greek plebiscite for a republic  

1925  On this day in history virginia Theater (ANTA, Guild) opens at 245 W 52nd St NYC  

1926  At 41, Walter Johnson pitches his 7th opening day shutout on April - 13.  

1927  Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, in 2 games & 2 ties on April - 13.  

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

1928  Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

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

1932  On April - 13 johannes T de Visser, 1st Dutch Min of Education, dies at 75 [or 14th]  

1933  On April - 13 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  On April - 13 1st flight over Mount Everest (Lord Clydesdale)  

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

1936  On April - 13 p Djurkovic discovers asteroid #1605 Milankovitch  

1936  On this day in history metaxas proclaims himself dictator of Greece  

1936  On this day in history demertzis, Greek premier, dies  

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  Cornelious Warmerdam became the first man to pole vault 15 ft on April - 13.  

1940  On April - 13 nY Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup  

1940  On April - 13 2nd battle of Narvik-8 German destroyers, destroyed  

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  On April - 13 heavy German assault on Tobruk  

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

1942  On this day in history rCAF's 417 Fighter Squadron heads for Egypt to join Desert Air Force.  

1942  Henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58 on this day in history.  

1943  On April - 13 fDR dedicates Jefferson Memorial  

1943  Catholic University Nijegen closes 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 this day in history.  

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  Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II was born on April - 13.  

1547  Elisabeth of Valois, third wife of Philip II of Spain (d. 1568) was born on this day in history.  

1570  On April - 13 birth of guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606)  

1573  On this day in history birth of christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625)  

1584  On April - 13 birth of albert VI of Bavaria (d. 1666)  

Famous Deaths In April - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0799  On April - 13 paulus Diaconus Warnafridi, Longobardisch writer, dies  

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

1517  Death of Tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged on April - 13.  

1612  On this day in history death of sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai  

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

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

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