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.