On This Day: April 13th
This is 104th day of the year and 262 days remain in the year.
Handel’s Messiah was first publicly performed in Dublin, Ireland.
Apollo 13 announced "Houston, we've got a problem," when an oxygen tank burst on the way to the Moon.
Tiger Woods became the youngest person to win the Masters Tournament and the first of African descent to win a major golf title.
Kwangmyŏngsŏng-3, a North Korean Earth observation satellite, exploded shortly after its launch. The U.S. and other countries called the launch a violation of United Nations Security Council rules.
April 13 BirthdaysThomas Jefferson1743–1826, American president.
Ben Nighthorse CampbellU.S. senator