Historical Events In April - 13
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
1944 Mont Canadiens sweep Chicago Black Hawks for the Stanley Cup on April - 13.
1944 On this day in history sC rejects black suffrage
1944 On this day in history cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 86
1945 Allies occupy Wien (Vienna) on April - 13.
1945 President Roosevelt dies on this day in history.
1945 On April - 13 canadian army liberates Teuge & Assen Neth from Nazis
1946 Belgian premier Acker proclaims wage & price freeze over on this day in history.
1946 William Henry Bell, composer, dies at 72 on April - 13.
1948 On this day in history 75 scientists ambushed on way to Mount Scopus
1949 On April - 13 in the Puget Sound area, Washington region a 6.9 earthquake occured between Olympia and Tacoma, along the southern edge of Puget Sound. Property damage in Olympia, Seattle, and Tacoma was estimated at $25 million; eight people were killed
1949 On April - 13 3rd NBA Championship: Minn Lakers beat Wash Capitols, 4 games to 2
1949 C V France, dies at 80 on April - 13.
1952 On April - 13 [Rosalie] Julia Cuypers, Flemish actress (Adelaarsjong), dies at 79
1953 On this day in history 1st game of Milwaukee Braves, they beat Cin Reds 2-0
1954 On April - 13 balt Orioles 1st game, loses to Tigers in Detroit 3-0
1955 20.33" (51.64 cm) of rainfall, Axis, Alabama (state record) on this day in history.
1956 KETA TV channel 13 in Oklahoma City, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history due to lack of funds, Saturday mail delivery in the US is halted
1957 On April - 13 "Shinbone Alley" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
1959 On April - 13 uSAF launches Discover II into polar orbit
1959 Vanguard SLV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed) on April - 13.
1959 Vatican edict forbids Roman Catholics for voting for communists on this day in history.
1959 Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor, dies at 57 on April - 13.
1960 On April - 13 france becomes the 4th nuclear nation exploding an A-Bomb in Sahara
1960 On this day in history france becomes the 4th nuclear nation exploding an A-Bomb in Sahara And atom here, an atom there
1960 Navy's navigation satellite, Transit, placed into orbit from Cape Canaveral, FL and demonstrates ability to launch another satellite on this day in history.
1960 Transit 1B, first navigational satellite, placed in Earth orbit on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history uN General Assembly condemns South Africa for apartheid
1963 The birth of Gary Kasparov, Russian world champion chess player on this day in history.
1964 New Zealand Colin Bosher shears a record 565 sheep in 1 work day on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history sidney Poitier became first black man to win Oscar for best actor
1965 Beatles record "Help" on April - 13.
1965 On April - 13 lawrence Bradford Jr, 16 of NYC became first black congressional page
1966 On April - 13 pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s