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