What Happened on April 4, 1913

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 75th Grand National: Percy Woodland aboard Covertcoat wins
  • The Greek aviator Emmanuel Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot victim of the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes.

Famous Birthdays

  • Frances Langford, Lakeland Fla, singer (Armed Forces Hour, Star Time)
  • Jerome Weidman, US writer (Tenderloin)
  • Jules L├ęger, Quebec diplomat and Governor general of Canada (d. 1980)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Muddy Waters [McKinley Morganfield], American blues guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man), born in Jug's Corner (Issaquena County) or Rolling Fork, Mississippi (d. 1983)

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters
  • Rosemary Lane, Indianola IA, actress (4 Mothers, Harvest Melody)