Saturday April 13, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 13: Day of the Week

April 13, 2024 is the 104th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 262 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

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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)

1111
Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor.
1256
The Grand Union of the Augustinian order formed when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
1909
The Turkish military reverses the Ottoman countercoup of 1909 to force the deposal of Sultan Abdul Hamid II.
1919
Jallianwala Bagh massacre: British troops massacre at least 379 unarmed demonstrators in Amritsar, India. At least 1200 wounded.
1945
World War II: Soviet and Bulgarian forces capture Vienna, Austria.
1948
The Hadassah medical convoy massacre: In an ambush, 79 Jewish doctors, nurses and medical students from Hadassah Hospital and a British soldier are massacred by Arabs in Sheikh Jarra near Jerusalem.
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.
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.
1997
Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament.

Who were born on April 13?

1747
Louis Philip II, Duke of Orléans (d. 1793)
1917
Robert O. Anderson, American businessman (d. 2007)
1922
John Braine, British novelist (d. 1986)
1923
Don Adams, American actor and comedian (d. 2005)
1932
Orlando Letelier, Chilean politician (d. 1976)
1947
Thanos Mikroutsikos, Greek composer & former minister
1957
Saundra Santiago, American actress
1971
Valensia, Dutch singer
1973
Bokeem Woodbine, American actor
1974
David Schurmann, Brazilian film director

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