April 13: Apollo 13 Crisis Begins!
APRIL 13, 1970 — THE APOLLO 13 CRISIS BEGINS!
On April 13, 1970, an oxygen tank aboard Apollo 13 turns a lunar mission into a daring and dangerous rescue! In other news, Pocahontas is kidnapped (1613), Fort Sumter surrenders (1861), and Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters (1997)!
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April 13 birthdays include US President Thomas Jefferson, outlaw Butch Cassidy, gunpowder plotter Guy Fawkes, and “Agent 86” Don Adams. Russian tsar Boris Godunov and Nobel Prize-winning novelist Günter Grass died. April 13 birthdays include US President Thomas Jefferson, outlaw Butch Cassidy, gunpowder plotter Guy Fawkes, and “Agent 86” Don Adams. Russian tsar Boris Godunov and Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gunter Grass died.
In some years, April 13 is Easter and/or Passover. In many Asian cultures, it’s New Year’s Day. April’s birthstone is diamond and its birth flowers are daisy and sweet pea. In astrology, April 13’s sign is Aries (traditional) and Pisces (sidereal).
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