Born on this Day in History: April, 13 1743 - Thomas Jefferson was born in Shadwell, Virginia. He became draftsman of the Declaration of Independence of the United States and the nation's first secretary of state (1789-1794), second vice president (1797-1801), and, as the third president (1801-1809), the statesman responsible for the Louisiana Purchase. Jefferson died in bed at Monticello on July 4, 1826.
On this Day in History: April 13, 1982 - David Crosby of CSNY arrested while freebasing cocaine and for illegal possession of a .45 handgun. Sentence: 5 years.