Historical Events In April - 13
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1918 On this day in history 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 this day in history foundation of the Spanish Communist Workers' Party.
1923 On April - 13 army wins the first college three-weapon fencing championships
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 On this day in history at 41, Walter Johnson pitches his 7th opening day shutout
1927 On April - 13 stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, in 2 games & 2 ties
1928 On April - 13 1st trans atlantic flight Europe-US (Fitzmaurice-von Hunefeld-Köhl)
1928 On April - 13 luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer, dies at 36
1932 Kozakken Boys soccer team forms in Werkendam forms on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history 4.7 million US families report receiving welfare payments
1936 On April - 13 p Djurkovic discovers asteroid #1605 Milankovitch
1936 On this day in history metaxas proclaims himself dictator of Greece
1936 Demertzis, Greek premier, dies on April - 13.
1938 On April - 13 clifford Goldsmith' "What a Life," premieres in NYC
1939 W Saroyan's "My Heart's in the Highlands," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1940 Cornelious Warmerdam became the first man to pole vault 15 ft on this day in history.
1940 NY Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on April - 13.
1940 On April - 13 2nd battle of Narvik-8 German destroyers, destroyed
1941 On this day in history corporal J H Edmonson, 2/17th Battalion, 2nd AIF, awarded posthumously the first Australian Victoria Cross of World War Two at Tobruk, Libya
1941 On this day in history 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 On this day in history henk Sneevliet, leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58
1943 On April - 13 fDR dedicates Jefferson Memorial
1943 On April - 13 catholic University Nijegen closes