April 1913 calendar

April 1913

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1913.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1913: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1913?


  • 03 Apr 1913 British suffragette Emily Pankhurst sentenced to three years in jail.
  • 04 Apr 1913 First Balkan War: Greek aviator Emmanouil Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot to die in the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes.
  • 08 Apr 1913 17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified.
  • 10 Apr 1913 President Woodrow Wilson throws out first ball, Senators beat New York Yankees 2-1.
  • 14 Apr 1913 Belgium begins general strike for voting rights.
  • 19 Apr 1913 17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson of Minnesota in 2:25:14.8.
  • 21 Apr 1913 Gideon Sundback of Sweden patents the zipper.
  • 22 Apr 1913 Montenegro troops march into Skoetari, North-Albania.
  • 24 Apr 1913 The Woolworth Building, a skyscraper in New York City, is opened.
  • 26 Apr 1913 Sun Yet San calls for revolt against President Yuan Shikai in China.
  • 29 Apr 1913 Swedish engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1913?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Rigoletto - Deh! Non Parlare Al Misero (Recall Not the Past)
  2. - Gems from Lady of the Slipper
  3. - When I Lost You
  4. - On the Mississippi (Medley)
  5. - All Night Long


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?