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April 13th

April 13th is the 103rd day of the year (104th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 262 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about April 13th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on April 13th

1570 Guido "Guy" Fawkes (Catholic conspirator who attempted to blow up King James I and the English parliament)

1743 Thomas Jefferson (3rd US President)

Thomas Jefferson

1771 Richard Trevithick (mining engineer, inventor - creator of the first high pressure steam engine)

1852 Frank Woolworth (founder of the F. W. Woolworth Company - now Foot Locker)

1866 Butch Cassidy (criminal)

1889 Alfred Mosher Butts (inventor of Scrabble)

1892 Sir Arthur Harris (British Royal Air Force Marshal)

1892 Sir Robert Watson-Watt (engineer - inventor of radar)

1899 Alfred Mosher Butts (creator of Scrabble)

1906 Samuel Beckett (novelist, playwright, theater director, poet)

1909 Stanislaw Ulam (mathematician)

1919 Howard Keel (actor, singer)

1922 Julius Nyerere (President of Tanzania 1964-1985, President of Tanganyika 1962-1964)

1937 Edward Fox (actor)

1940 Max Mosley (race car driver, engineer)

1946 Al Green (singer-songwriter, producer, pastor)

1949 Christoper Hitchens (author, journalist, social critic)

1950 Ron Perlman (actor)

1953 Stephen Byers ((British politician)

1954 Jimmy Destri (keyboard player - Blondie)

1960 Rudi Völler (soccer player and manager)

Rudi Völler

1963 Garry Kasparov (chess player)

April 13th in History

1111 Henry V crowed Holy Roman Emperor.

1204 Constantinople captured by Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade.

1742 Handel's Messiah premieres in Dublin.

1796 The first elephant in the United States arrives from India.

1829 Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829 gives Roman Catholics the right to vote and sit in the British parliament.

1870 New York Metropolitan Museum of Art founded.

1919 Amritsar Massacre in India, British troops under Brigadier-General Dyer open fire on unarmed Indians.

1943 Jefferson Memorial is dedicated.

Jefferson Memorial

1960 US launches Transit 1-B, the world's first satellite navigation system.

1970 An oxygen tank aboard the US lunar mission Apoll 13, putting the crew in danger.

1987 Portugal signs agreement to return Macau to China in 1999.

1997 Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golf player to win the Masters Tournament.

April 13th is also

Thai New Year

Cambodian New Year


People born on April 13th are Aries


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