April 13 in History – What happened on 13 April in Past

13 April - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on April 13, the day number in a year is 103 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 104. April 13 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

April 13 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1111Henry V, the last ruler of the Salian dynasty, was crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
1699The tenth Sikh Guru Govind Singh founded the Khalsa Panth.
1735Emperor Sakuramachi ascended the throne of Japan.
1742Messiah, an oratorio by baroque composer George Frideric Handel, premiered in Dublin.
1742New music hall in Dublin performed George Frederick Handel's orchestral "Messiah" for the first time.
1759French defeated European allies in battle of Bergen
1772Warren Hastings was appointed chairman of the Bengal Committee of the East India Company.
1777American Revolutionary War British and Hessian forces conducted a surprise attack against a Continental Army outpost at Bound Brook, New Jersey.
1813A 'miserable' new parish church for Reculver was consecrated, replacing a 1,144-year-old church which had been mostly demolished in1809, despite being an exemplar of Anglo-Saxon church architecture andsculpture.
1823Eleven-year-old Franz Liezt gave a concert, after which he was personally greeted by Ludwig van Beethoven.
1829The Roman Catholic Relief Act was granted Royal Assent, removing the most substantial restrictions on Catholics in the United Kingdom.
1842First Anglo-Afghan War: The first British-Afghan War was fought in Geelabad, in which the British Army emerged victorious.
1873In the wake of a disputed election for local offices in Colfax, Louisiana, US, armed white supremacists over powered freedmen and the African American state militia trying to control the parish courthouse, killing over 100 of them.
1890Birth of filmmaker Dadasaheb Tornay, who produced India's first film \ 'shripundaliq \.
1919British Indian Army troops massacred hundreds of unarmed men,women and children who were attending a peaceful gathering at the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, Punjab, India.
1919The brutal massacre took place at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar.
1939Hindustani Red Army (Indian Red Army) was formed for armed struggle with the British in India.
1943The neoclassical Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., was formally dedicated on the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's birthday.
1943World War II-German news announced the discovery of a mass grave of Polish prisoners of war killed by Soviet forces, causing a diplomatic rift between the Polish government-in-exile and the USSR.
1945World War II-Soviet and Bulgarian forces captured Vienna in German-occupied Austria.
1956The Vietnamese National Army captured Ba Cut, military commander of the Hoa Hao religious sect, which ran a de facto state in southern Vietnam in opposition to Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diem.
1958In the midst of the Cold War, American pianist Van Cliburn won the inaugural International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.
1960France becomes the fourth country to test a nuclear bomb in the Sahara Desert.
1970The fuel tank of the American spacecraft Apollo 13, which went on a trip to the moon, exploded.
1984Indian forces launched Operation Meghdoot, a preemptive attack on the disputed Siachen Glacier region of Kashmir, triggering a military conflict with Pakistan.
1984The Indian cricket team won the Asia Cup for the first time by defeating Pakistan by 58 runs in Sharjah.
1986The first child born to a non-related surrogate mother.
1992Longest 2 undefeated baseball teams to meet (New York Yankees 5-0 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6-0); Yankees score 3 in top of 9th to win 5-2.
1993‘3 MEN IN A HORSE’ opens at Lyceum Theater New York City. It was for 40 performances.
1993Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia” premiers in London.
1994United Arab Emirates’ 1st official ODI, losing to India.
1994Golden Jubilee session of Escape concluded in New Delhi, constituted by the \ Child Right Worldsite \ organization by 112 Nobel laureates to fight against the exploitation of children around the world.
1997‘American Daughter’ opens at Court Theater New York City. It was for 88 performances.
1997In golf, twenty-one-year-old Tiger Woods became the youngest player to win the 1997 U.S. Masters, breaking the tournament's record for the lowest four-round score (270 strokes, 18 under par).
1997US golf player Aldrick Tiger Woods became the youngest player to win the US Masters Championship at the age of 21.
2004In Antigua, Brian Lara played a historic innings of 400 runs against England.
200760 years of Indo-Russian diplomatic relations complete.
2009Twenty-three people died in a homeless hostel fire in Kamien Pomorski, Poland, the country's deadliest fire since 1980.
2011Tohoku earthquake and tsunami caused Toyota to close several plants. This caused shortage.
2012Shahrukh Khan is detained by the U.S. at a New York airport in 90 minutes. He was angry on S. M. Khisna, India’s external affair minister.
2013In Beijing, China, a seven-year old girl is confirmed as the first person in the country to catch the Influenza A virus subtype H7N9 bird flu.
2013The people’s republic of China and the U.S. agree to word towards eliminating nuclear weapons in the Korean Peninsula.
20138 people killed in a bus explosion in Peshawar, Pakistan.
2014Bubba Watson, American golfer, wins the Masters Tournament for the second year in a row in 2014.
2015Czech politician Vít Jedli?ka proclaimed the micronation Liberland on a patch of land between Croatia and Serbia that had been unclaimed by either side due to a territorial dispute.

Famous Birthdays of April 13:

YearName / Profession / Country
1989Ryan Bailey / Sprinter / United States of America
1940Jim McNab / Footballer / Scotland
1989Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova / Long Jumper / Belarus
1980Jason Maguire / Jockey / Ireland
1988Anderson / Footballer / Brazil
1920Roberto Calvi / Banker / Italy
1979Gréta Arn / Tennis Player / Hungary
1970Szilveszter Csollány / Gymnast / Hungary
1970Gerry Creaney / Footballer / Scotland
1941Jean-Marc Reiser / Author / France
1729Thomas Percy / Poet / Ireland
1952Sam Bush / Mandolin Player / United States of America
1943Alan Jones / Rugby Player / Australia
1974Sergei Gonchar / Ice Hockey Player / Russia
1951Max Weinberg / Drummer / United States of America
1952David Drew / Politician / United Kingdom
1951Joachim Streich / Footballer / Germany
1802Leopold Fitzinger / Zoologist / Austria
1945Ed Caruthers / Jumper / United States of America
1872Alexander Roda Roda / Journalist / Austria
1948Mikhail Shufutinsky / Singer / Russia
1866Butch Cassidy / Criminal / United States of America
1879Edward Bruce / Lawyer / United States of America
1939Paul Sorvino / Actor / United States of America
1904David Robinson / Business Man / United Kingdom
1981Nat Borchers / Footballer / United States of America
1506Peter Faber / Priest / France
1899Alfred Mosher Butts / Architect / United States of America
1979Tony Lundon / Singer / Ireland
1941Michael Stuart Brown / Academic / United States of America

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