On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1813

Famous Birthdays

  • John Sedgwick, American Major General (Union Army), who is best remembered for his famous last words "they couldn't hit an elephant at this distance" before being shot in battle, born in Cornwall, Connecticut (d. 1864)

Famous Deaths

  • Hezqeyas of Ethiopia, deposed Emperor of Ethiopia
1813 Highlights

About September 13, 1813

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 207 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo