What Happened on November 13, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 259 miners die in a fire at St Paul Mine at Cherry, Illinois
  • Ben Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game
  • Collier's magazine accuses U.S. Secretary of the Interior Richard Ballinger of questionable dealings in Alaskan coal fields.

Famous Birthdays

  • Gunnar Bjornstrand, actor (Shame, Dreams), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Between Doubt & Tears)

Famous Deaths

  • Aeneas Mackay, Dutch Internal minister (ARP)/Colonization, dies at 70