April 13, 1911 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Polo Grounds grandstand & left field bleachers go up in flames in Manhattan, New York City
  • The US House of Representatives votes to institute direct elections of senators to Congress, a step towards direct democracy

Birthdays in History

  • Jean-Louis Lévesque, Canadian entrepreneur and philanthropist (d. 1994)

Deaths in History

  • George Washington Glick, American politician (b. 1827)
  • John McLane, American politician (b. 1852)