What Happened on April 13, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Diplomatic relations are established between New Zealand and the Soviet Union
  • South Carolina rejects black suffrage
  • Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games
  • Transport #71 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Pendleton, rocker (Pretty Things)
  • Charles Burnett, director (When it Rains, Glass Shield)
  • Jack Casady, rock bassist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Michael Saunders, barrister
  • Susan Davis, American politician

Famous Deaths

  • Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 86
  • Paul Hazard [Paul-Gustave-Marie-Camille Hazard], French critic and literature historian, dies at 65