13th April

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1997 Golf - US Masters Golfing sensation Tiger Woods wins the US Masters, at 21 he is the youngest player ever to do so.
1992 British politics Neil Kinnock resigns as Labour Party leader blaming the Conservative-backed press for his party's defeat at the general election.
1964 Sidney Poitier wins Oscar Sidney Poitier becomes the first black person to win the best actor Oscar. He won the best actor Oscar for his role in Lilies of the Field.
1743 US Presidents - 3rd Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd president of the United States, is born in Virginia
1742 First performance of George Frideric Handel's Messiah George Frideric Handel's "Messiah" has its first public performance; in Dublin, Ireland.
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On This Day - 13th April