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Wednesday April 13, 2016

April 13: Day of the Week

April 13, 2016 was the 104th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 262 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

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

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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)

  • 1829
    The British Parliament grants freedom of religion to Roman Catholics.
  • 1902
    James C. Penney opens his first store in Kemmerer, Wyoming.
  • 1909
    The Turkish military reverses the Ottoman countercoup of 1909 to force the deposal of Sultan Abdul Hamid II.
  • 1919
    The Establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea.
  • 1944
    Diplomatic relations between New Zealand and the Soviet Union are established.
  • 1945
    World War II: Soviet and Bulgarian forces capture Vienna, Austria.
  • 1958
    During the Cold War, American Van Cliburn wins the inaugural International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.
  • 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.
  • 1976
    The United States Treasury Department reintroduced the two-dollar bill as a Federal Reserve Note on Thomas Jefferson’s 233rd birthday as part of the United States Bicentennial celebration.
  • 1992
    The Great Chicago Flood.

Who were born on April 13?

  • 1892
    Arthur Travers ‘Bomber’Harris, British Air Force commander (d. 1984)
  • 1911
    Ico Hitrec, Croatian footballer (d. 1946)
  • 1939
    Paul Sorvino, American actor
  • 1941
    Jean-Marc Reiser, French comics creator (d. 1983)
  • 1944
    Susan Davis, American politician
  • 1949
    Ricardo Zunino, Argentine racing driver
  • 1951
    Peter Davison, English actor
  • 1955
    Ole von Beust, Mayor of Hamburg
  • 1974
    Sergei Gonchar, Russian ice hockey player
  • 1987
    Antwone Taulton, Homeless Advocate

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