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Thursday April 13, 2017

April 13: Day of the Week

April 13, 2017 was the 103rd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 262 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

April 2017
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries is the zodiac 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.

April 13 Historical Event(s)

  • 1256
    The Grand Union of the Augustinian order formed when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
  • 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.
  • 1849
    Hungary becomes a republic.
  • 1868
    The Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.
  • 1909
    The Turkish military reverses the Ottoman countercoup of 1909 to force the deposal of Sultan Abdul Hamid II.
  • 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.
  • 1972
    Vietnam War: The Battle of An Lộc begins.

Who were born on April 13?

  • 1573
    Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1625)
  • 1715
    John Hanson, President of the United States in Congress Assembled (d. 1783)
  • 1732
    Frederick North, Lord North, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1792)
  • 1879
    Edward Bruce, Director art projects (d. 1943)
  • 1889
    Herbert Osborne Yardley, American cryptographer (d. 1958)
  • 1890
    Frank Murphy, American public servant (d. 1949)
  • 1919
    Howard Keel, American actor, singer, and president of the Screen Actors Guild (d. 2004)
  • 1932
    Orlando Letelier, Chilean politician (d. 1976)
  • 1964
    Caroline Rhea, Canadian actress
  • 1982
    Janice Vidal, Hong Kong singer

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