Historical Events In April - 13
Thursday, 22 April 2021
1918 On April - 13 electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital
1919 British forces kill 100s of Indian Nationalists (Amritsar Massacre) on April - 13.
1919 On April - 13 amritsar Massacre-British Army fires on nationalist rioters in India
1920 On this day in history 1st woman US Civil Service Commissioner, Helen Hamilton appointed
1921 Foundation of the Spanish Communist Workers' Party on this day in history.
1923 Army wins the first college three-weapon fencing championships on April - 13.
1923 On this day in history 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 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, in 2 games & 2 ties on April - 13.
1928 On April - 13 1st trans atlantic flight Europe-US (Fitzmaurice-von Hunefeld-Köhl)
1928 On this day in history luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer, dies at 36
1932 Kozakken Boys soccer team forms in Werkendam forms on this day in history.
1932 Johannes T de Visser, 1st Dutch Min of Education, dies at 75 [or 14th] on April - 13.
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 1st flight over Mount Everest (Lord Clydesdale) on April - 13.
1934 4.7 million US families report receiving welfare payments on this day in history.
1936 On April - 13 p Djurkovic discovers asteroid #1605 Milankovitch
1936 Metaxas proclaims himself dictator of Greece on April - 13.
1936 On April - 13 demertzis, Greek premier, dies
1938 Clifford Goldsmith' "What a Life," premieres in NYC on April - 13.
1939 On April - 13 w Saroyan's "My Heart's in the Highlands," premieres in NYC
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 April - 13.
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 April - 13.
1941 On this day in history 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 Catholic University Nijegen closes on April - 13.