Historical Events on April 13, 1904

About Apr 13, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 6 months and 7 days

Historical Events

  • A squadron of the Russian fleet is decoyed out of Port Arthur by Japanese maneuvers, when they realize they are sailing into a trap; their battleship Petropavlovsk hits a mine and sinks, with a loss of 700 men
  • Battle of Oviumbo (in modern Namibia): Herero tribesmen rise up against German colonists
  • US Congress authorizes Lewis & Clark Expo $1 gold coin