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What Happened on April 13th This Day in History

Year Name
2017 The US drops the largest ever non-nuclear weapon on Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.
2003 A bus near the Vale of Tempe, Greece was involved in a major vehicle accident with a truck and multiple cars, leaving 21 students in the tenth grade of Makrochori, Imathia High School dead and nine injured during their return to their homes from a trip to Athens.
1997 Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament.
1992 Basements throughout the Chicago Loop are flooded, forcing the Chicago Board of Trade Building and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to close.
1987 Portugal and China sign an agreement in which Macau would be returned to China in 1999.
1976 The United States Treasury Department reintroduces the two-dollar bill as a Federal Reserve Note on Thomas Jefferson's 233rd birthday as part of the United States Bicentennial celebration.
1976 Forty workers die in an explosion at the Lapua ammunition factory, the deadliest accidental disaster in modern history in Finland.
1975 An attack by the Phalangist resistance kills 26 militia members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, marking the start of the 15-year Lebanese Civil War.
1972 The Universal Postal Union decides to recognize the People's Republic of China as the only legitimate Chinese representative, effectively expelling the Republic of China administering Taiwan.
1972 Vietnam War: The Battle of An Lỿc begins.
1970 An oxygen tank aboard the Apollo 13 Service Module explodes, putting the crew in great danger and causing major damage to the Apollo command and service module (codenamed "Odyssey") while en route to the Moon.
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.
1960 The United States launches Transit 1-B, the world's first satellite navigation system.
1958 American pianist Van Cliburn is awarded first prize at the inaugural International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.
1953 CIA director Allen Dulles launches the mind-control program Project MKUltra.
1948 In an ambush, 78 Jewish doctors, nurses and medical students from Hadassah Hospital, and a British soldier, are massacred by Arabs in Sheikh Jarrah. This event came to be known as the Hadassah medical convoy massacre.
1945 World War II: German troops kill more than 1,000 political and military prisoners in Gardelegen, Germany.
1945 World War II: Soviet and Bulgarian forces capture Vienna.
1944 Diplomatic relations between New Zealand and the Soviet Union are established.
1943 World War II: The discovery of mass graves of Polish prisoners of war killed by Soviet forces in the Katyſ Forest Massacre is announced, causing a diplomatic rift between the Polish government-in-exile in London from the Soviet Union, which denies responsibility.
1943 The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C., on the 200th anniversary of President Thomas Jefferson's birth.
1941 A Pact of neutrality between the USSR and Japan is signed.
1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre: British troops gun down at least 379 unarmed demonstrators in Amritsar, India; at least 1200 are wounded.
1909 The military of the Ottoman Empire reverses the Ottoman countercoup of 1909 to force the overthrow of Sultan Abdul Hamid II.
1873 The Colfax massacre, in which more than 60 African Americans are murdered, takes place.
1870 The New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art is founded.
1865 American Civil War: Raleigh, North Carolina is occupied by Union Forces.
1861 American Civil War: Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate forces.
1849 Lajos Kossuth presents the Hungarian Declaration of Independence in a closed session of the National Assembly.
1829 The Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829 gives Roman Catholics in the United Kingdom the right to vote and to sit in Parliament.
1777 American Revolutionary War: American forces are ambushed and defeated in the Battle of Bound Brook, New Jersey.
1742 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah makes its world-premiere in Dublin, Ireland.
1613 Samuel Argall captures Native American princess Pocahontas in Passapatanzy, Virginia to ransom her for some English prisoners held by her father; she is brought to Henricus as hostage.
1612 Miyamoto Musashi defeats Sasaki Kojirō at Funajima island.
1204 Constantinople falls to the Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade, temporarily ending the Byzantine Empire.
1111 Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
Famous People Born on April 13

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Year Name
1946 Al Green, American singer-songwriter, producer, and pastor
1890 Frank Murphy, American jurist and politician, 56th United States Attorney General (d. 1949)
1954 Barbara Roche, English lawyer and politician, Minister of State for Immigration
1873 John W. Davis, American lawyer and politician, 14th United States Solicitor General (d. 1955)
1956 Possum Bourne, New Zealand racing driver (d. 2003)
1936 Col Joye, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
1769 Thomas Lawrence, English painter and educator (d. 1830)
1951 Peter Davison, English actor
1828 Josephine Butler, English feminist and social reformer (d. 1906)
1951 Leszek Borysiewicz, Welsh immunologist and academic
Famous People Deaths On April 13

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Date Name
1966 Abdul Salam Arif, Iraqi colonel and politician, 2nd President of Iraq (b. 1921)
1942 Henk Sneevliet, Dutch politician (b. 1883)
1954 Angus Lewis Macdonald, Canadian lawyer and politician, 12th Premier of Nova Scotia (b. 1890)
2005 Philippe Volter, Belgian actor and director (b. 1959)
1641 Richard Montagu, English bishop (b. 1577)
1978 Jack Chambers, Canadian painter and director (b. 1931)
814 Krum, khan of the Bulgarian Khanate
1942 Anton Uesson, Estonian engineer and politician, 17th Mayor of Tallinn (b. 1879)
1138 Simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)
1592 Bartolomeo Ammannati, Italian architect and sculptor (b. 1511)