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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1506  On April - 13 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 April - 13.  

1545  On April - 13 birth of elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II  

1547  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625)  

1584  Albert VI of Bavaria (d. 1666) was born on this day in history.  

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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 April - 13.  

0814  On this day in history death of krum of Bulgaria  

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

1279  Death of Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke on April - 13.  

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

1612  Death of Sasaki Kojirō, Japanese samurai on April - 13.  

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

1641  Death of Richard Montagu, English clergyman (b. 1577) on this day in history.  

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