Historical Events In April - 13
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
1918 Electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 1st woman US Civil Service Commissioner, Helen Hamilton appointed
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 this day in history army wins 1st college three-weapon fencing championships
1924 Greek plebiscite for a republic on this day in history.
1925 Virginia Theater (ANTA, Guild) opens at 245 W 52nd St NYC on April - 13.
1926 At 41, Walter Johnson pitches his 7th opening day shutout on April - 13.
1927 On April - 13 stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, in 2 games & 2 ties
1928 1st trans atlantic flight Europe-US (Fitzmaurice-von Hunefeld-Köhl) on this day in history.
1928 On April - 13 luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer, dies at 36
1932 On April - 13 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 First flight over Mount Everest (Lord Clydesdale) on this day in history.
1933 NY Rangers beat Tor Maple Leafs 3 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup on April - 13.
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 P Djurkovic discovers asteroid #1605 Milankovitch on April - 13.
1936 On April - 13 metaxas proclaims himself dictator of Greece
1936 Demertzis, Greek premier, dies on this day in history.
1938 Clifford Goldsmith' "What a Life," premieres in NYC on April - 13.
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 On April - 13 nY Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
1940 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history rCAF's 417 Fighter Squadron heads for Egypt to join Desert Air Force.
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 this day in history.