What Happened on April 13, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • In Constantinople the primarily Albanian First Army Corps seizes the parliament building and telegraphs offices, forcing the Ottoman statesman Hilmi Pasha to resign

Famous Birthdays

  • Eudora Welty, Jackson Ms, novelist (Optimist's Daughter-Pulitzer 1973)
  • Jan Veldkamp, Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI)
  • Mervyn Hugh Cowie, willife conservationist
  • Stanislaw Marcin Ulam, Polish mathematician (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Whitley Stokes, British lawyer (b. 1830)