April 13: Day of the Week
April 13, 2021 is the 103rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 262 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 1612Miyamoto Musashi defeats Sasaki Kojiro at Funajima island.
- 1613Samuel Argall kidnaps Chief Powhatan’s daughter, Pocahontas in Virginia along the Potomac River.
- 1776American Revolutionary War: American forces are surprised in the Battle of Bound Brook, New Jersey.
- 1829The British Parliament grants freedom of religion to Roman Catholics.
- 1849Hungary becomes a republic.
- 1873The Colfax Massacre takes place.
- 1919Eugene V. Debs enters prison at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia, for speaking out against the draft during World War I.
- 1941Pact of neutrality between the USSR and Japan is signed.
- 1945World War II: Soviet and Bulgarian forces capture Vienna, Austria.
- 1976The 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.
Who were born on April 13?
- 1787John Robertson, U.S. politician (d. 1873)
- 1841Louis-Ernest Barrias, French sculptor (d. 1905)
- 1889Herbert Osborne Yardley, American cryptographer (d. 1958)
- 1900Pierre Molinier, French painter and photographer (d. 1976)
- 1906Bud Freeman, American musician (d. 1991)
- 1909Stanislaw Marcin Ulam, Polish mathematician (d. 1984)
- 1922John Braine, British novelist (d. 1986)
- 1973Bokeem Woodbine, American actor
- 1976Yu Ji-tae, South Korean actor
- 1982Nellie McKay, American singer
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