13 April 2024: This day in history

1250: The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France captured

1598: Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots

1860: 1st Pony Express rider reaches Sacramento, California

1868: Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala and Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros II commits suicide

1970: Apollo 13 announces “Okay, Houston, we’ve had a problem here”, as Beech-built oxygen tank explodes en route to Moon

Source: Onthisday.com

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