About April 13

April 13, 2021 is the 103rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 262 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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Aries is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 294 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On April 13

  • 1111
    Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
  • 1204
    Constantinople falls to the Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade, temporarily ending the Byzantine Empire.
  • 1598
    Henry IV of France issues the Edict of Nantes, allowing freedom of religion to the Huguenots. (Edict repealed in 1685.)
  • 1613
    Samuel Argall kidnaps Chief Powhatan’s daughter, Pocahontas in Virginia along the Potomac River.
  • 1742
    George Frideric Handel’s oratorio Messiah makes its world-premiere in Dublin, Ireland.
  • 1776
    American Revolutionary War: American forces are surprised in the Battle of Bound Brook, New Jersey.
  • 1796
    The first elephant ever seen in the United States arrives from India.
  • 1829
    The British Parliament grants freedom of religion to Roman Catholics.
  • 1873
    The Colfax Massacre takes place.
  • 1919
    Eugene V. Debs enters prison at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia, for speaking out against the draft during World War I.
  • 1919
    The Establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea.
  • 1941
    Pact of neutrality between the USSR and Japan is signed.
  • 1943
    The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C., on the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth.
  • 1943
    World War II: The discovery of a mass grave of Polish prisoners of war executed by Soviet forces in the Katyń Forest Massacre is announced, causing a diplomatic rift between the Polish government in exile in London from the Soviet Union, which denies responsibility.
  • 1964
    At the Academy Awards, Sidney Poitier becomes the first African-American male to win the Best Actor award for the 1963 film Lilies of the Field.
  • 1972
    Vietnam War: The Battle of An Lộc begins.
  • 1974
    Western Union (in cooperation with NASA and Hughes Aircraft) launches the United States’ first commercial geosynchronous communications satellite, Westar 1.
  • 1984
    India moves into Siachen Glacier thus annexing more territory from the Line of Control.
  • 1992
    The Great Chicago Flood.
  • 1997
    Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament.

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