13 April

13 April

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 13th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 13th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International Creative Innovative Day.
  • International Pink Day.
  • School Librarian Day.
  • National Thomas Jefferson Day
  • National Scrabble Day

Historic Events

1951: Donation Drive In America to Buy Wheat For India. India Faced Severe Food Shortage In 1951 ( Photo – Yale Joel )

1951: Donation Drive In America to Buy Wheat For India. India Faced Severe Food Shortage In 1951 ( Photo – Yale Joel )

1945: Britain “SAS” patrol in North Africa during WW2.

Britain “SAS” patrol in North Africa during WW2.

1917: A crashed British Plane. Northern France. 1917

A crashed British Plane. Northern France. 1917

1869: The Steam power brake was patented in 1869.

1868: Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala and Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros II commits suicide in 1868.

1840: A daguerreotype of John Armstrong Jr, 1840. Armstrong was the last surviving delegate to the Continental Congress, dying in 1843. He is the only delegate to have been photographed.

A daguerreotype of John Armstrong Jr, 1840. Armstrong was the last surviving delegate to the Continental Congress, dying in 1843. He is the only delegate to have been photographed.

1796: Battle of Millesimo, Italy: Napoleon’s forces defeat the allied armies of Austria and of the Kingdom of Sardinia Piedmont in 1796.

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Jefferson was born.
  • Glenn Howerton was born.
  • Crishtopher Hitchers was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Milos Formann died.
  • Tewodros II of Ethiopia died.
  • John Archibald Wheeler died.

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