Significant events that happened (or will happen) on April 13.
- 1905 – Edwin A. Alderman become the first president of the University of Virginia when he was formally inaugurated on Thomas Jefferson's birthday, celebrated as Founder's Day.
- 1971 – In an effort to sway public opinion, the city holds Mall Day to provide a glimpse of life with a pedestrian mall.
- 2021 – Charlottesville City Council adopts $192.2 million budget 
- 2022 – A Jefferson Elm on the Lawn at the University of Virginia in honor of retired landscape architect Mary Hughes 
- 1743 – Thomas Jefferson, the third of ten children, was born at the family home in Shadwell to Peter and Jane (Randolph) Jefferson. (April 2, 1743, Old Style, Julian calendar). This day was recognized by Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of Presidential Proclamation 2276, issued on March 21, 1938. On July 1, 2020, the Charlottesville City Council voted to officially remove Thomas Jefferson's birthday as a local holiday.
- Web. History of the University of Virginia, 1819-1919, Philip Alexander Bruce, 1922, retrieved June 1, 2019.
- Web. Timeline: Major Downtown Mall developments, Staff reports, News Article, The Daily Progress, retrieved September 19, 2020.
- Web. Charlottesville City Council passes FY 2022 budget, Steve Rappaport, News Article, April 13, 2021, retrieved April 14, 2021.
- Web. Retired Landscape Architect Mary Hughes honored with Jefferson Elm, Matt Kelly, News Article, University of Virginia
- Web. City council votes to remove Thomas Jefferson holiday, By Brianna Hamblin, CBS19NEWS.COM, July 02, 2019, Updated Tue 12:04 PM, Jul 02, 2019, retrieved October 15, 2019.