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Today’s Historical Events on April 13
1772, 13th April: Warren Hastings was appointed chairman of the Bengal Committee of the East India Company.
1849, 13th April: Hungary became a republic.
1919, 13th April: Jallianwala Bagh massacre killed 379 and injured 1,200 people.
1939, 13th April: Hindustani Lal Sena (Indian Red Army) was formed for an armed struggle with the British in India.
1960, 13th April: The US launched Transit 1-B, the world’s first navigation satellite.
1984, 13th April: Indian cricket team won the Asia Cup for the first time by defeating Pakistan by 58 runs in Sharjah.
1997, 13th April: Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to win a Masters Tournament.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on April 13
1743: Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States.
1895: V. R. Khanolkar, an Indian Pathologist. “Father of Pathology and Medical Research in India.”
1905: Bruno Rossi, an Italian experimental physicist.
1906: Samuel Beckett, an Irish novelist and playwright.
1930: Pattukkottai Kalyanasundaram, an Indian poet, and lyricist.
1940: Najma Heptulla, an Indian politician and Governor of Manipur.
1956: Satish Kaushik, an Indian film director, producer, and actor.
1963: Garry Kasparov, a Russian chess grandmaster.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on April 13
1973: Balraj Sahni, an Indian film and stage actor.
1993: Wallace Stegner, an American novelist.
1999: Sheik Chinna Moulana, a legendary nadhaswaram player in the Carnatic tradition.
2008: John Wheeler, an American theoretical physicist.
2015: Gunter Grass, a German-Kashubian novelist.