On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1861

Historical Events

Battle of Fort Sumter

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

1861 Highlights

About April 13, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries