On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1861

Historical Events


Battle of InterestBattle of Fort Sumter

After 34 hours of bombardment, Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederates (US Civil War)

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The Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter, the first battle of the American Civil War
The Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter, the first battle of the American Civil War
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1861 Highlights

About April 13, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 160 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries