April 13: Day of the Week
April 13, 2021 was the 103rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 262 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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April 13 Historical Event(s)
- 1204Constantinople falls to the Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade, temporarily ending the Byzantine Empire.
- 1849Hungary becomes a republic.
- 1919Eugene V. Debs enters prison at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia, for speaking out against the draft during World War I.
- 1970An oxygen tank aboard Apollo 13 explodes, putting the crew in great danger and causing major damage to the spacecraft while en route to the Moon.
- 1972The 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.
- 1972Vietnam War: The Battle of An Lộc begins.
- 1984India moves into Siachen Glacier thus annexing more territory from the Line of Control.
- 1987Portugal and the People’s Republic of China sign an agreement in which Macau would be returned to China in 1999.
- 1992The Great Chicago Flood.
- 1997Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament.
Who were born on April 13?
- 1901Jacques Lacan, French psychoanalyst and semanticist (d. 1981)
- 1902Marguerite Henry, American author
- 1937Edward Fox, English actor
- 1956Peter ‘Possum’Bourne, New Zealand rally driver (d. 2003)
- 1960Rudi Völler, German football coach
- 1976Patrik Eliáš, Czech ice hockey player
- 1976Yu Ji-tae, South Korean actor
- 1978Chris Sligh, American Idol finalist
- 1981Nat Borchers, American soccer player
- 1982Janice Vidal, Hong Kong singer
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