April 1813 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 27 Americans under General Pike capture Toronto; Pike is killed
  • Apr 29 Ist US Rubber patent granted to Jacob F Hummel

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 14 Junius S Morgan, American merchant/philanthropist (Metro Museum of Art)
  • Apr 17 Henry Washington Benham, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Cheshire, Connecticut (d. 1884)
  • Apr 18 James McCune Smith, African-American doctor and abolitionist (d. 1865)
  • Apr 23 Stephen Arnold Douglas, (Little giant), US senator (Lincoln debates)
  • Apr 23 Frédéric Ozanam, French scholar (Society of Saint Vincent de Paul) (d. 1853)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 10 Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian mathematician and astronomer (number theory, celestial mechanics), dies at 77
  • Apr 19 Benjamin Rush, physician/abolotionist (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 67
  • Apr 27 Zebulon Pike, American brigadier general and explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34
  • Apr 28 Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov, Russian field marshal (b. 1745)