April 13 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Songkran Thailand National Holiday
Unfairly Prosecuted Persons Day Slovakia Observance
National Scrabble Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy)
National Thomas Jefferson Day - Unofficial (Culture & History)
National Peach Cobbler Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Make Lunch Count Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Last day of Passover Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Last Day of Passover Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday United States Observance

Historical Events on April 13

  • 1861: During the American Civil War, Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate troops on this day.
  • 1865: Union troops occupy Raleigh, North Carolina during the American Civil War.
  • 1870: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is established.
  • 1873: More than sixty African-Americans are murdered during the Colfax Massacre.
  • 1902: C. Penney opens his first store in Kemmerer, Wyoming.
  • 1919: During the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, almost 400 unarmed demonstrators are gunned down by British troops and another twelve hundred are wounded.
  • 1919: Eugene V. Debs is imprisoned at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta on charges of sedition for speaking out against the President of the U.S and World War I.
  • 1941: The USSR and Japan sign a Pact of Neutrality.
  • 1943: The discovery of mass graves at the Katyn Forest Massacre is announced.
  • 1943: On the 200th anniversary of U.S President Thomas Jefferson’s birth, the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C is dedicated.
  • 1945: During WWII, more than a thousand military and political prisoners are killed by the Germans in Gardelegen, Germany.
  • 1945: Bulgarian and Soviet troops capture the city of Vienna in Austria.
  • 1972: The Battle of An Loc erupts during the Vietnam War.
  • 1974: In cooperation with Hughes Aircraft and NASA, Western Union launches the largest U.S commercial geosynchronous communication satellite. It’s called Westar 1.
  • 1976: The 2-dollar bill is reintroduced by the U.S Treasury Department on Thomas Jefferson’s 233rd
  • 1997: Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament.
  • 2017: The US drops the largest ever nonnuclear bomb on Nangarhar, Afghanistan.

Famous Birthdays on April 13

  • American lawyer, politician and 3rdS President, Thomas Jefferson is born in 1743.
  • American lawyer and politician, John Robertson is born in 1787.
  • Irish archbishop and poet, William Alexander is born in 1824.
  • Irish novelist, poet, playwright and Nobel Prize laureate, Samuel Beckett is born in 1906.
  • American novelist and short story writer, Eudora Welty is born in 1909.
  • American geneticist and Nobel Prize laureate, Michael Stuart Brown is born in 1941.
  • American actor Tony Dow is born in 1945.
  • Australian actress and author, Judy Nunn is born in 1945.
  • American poet Rae Armantrout is born in 1947.


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