Historical Events on April 13th, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • A squadron of the Russian fleet is decoyed out of Port Arthur by Japanese maneuvers, when they realize they are sailing into a trap; their battleship Petropavlovsk hits a mine and sinks, with a loss of 700 men
  • Battle at Oviumbo Africa: Hereros chase away German army
  • US Congress authorizes Lewis & Clark Expo $1 gold coin