What Happened on April 13, 1906

Historical Events

  • Mutiny on Portuguese battleships Dom Carlos & Vasco da Gama

Famous Birthdays

  • Lawrence "Bud" Freeman, American jazz tenor saxophonist, bandleader, and composer ("The Eel"; "Zen Is When"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett (1906-1989)

Irish novelist and playwright (Waiting for Godot, Nobel 1969), born in Foxrock, Ireland

1906 Highlights

About April 13, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries