What Happened on August 13, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Invention of stainless steel by Harry Brearley, Sheffield, England
  • Otto Witte, a German acrobat and fantasist, is purportedly crowned King of Albania.

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov, composer
  • Anna Mae Winburn, African American band leader of all female band (International Sweethearts of Rhythm), born in Port Royal, Tennessee (d. 1999)
  • Francisco Escudero, composer
  • Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent
  • Lord Oram, British MP (Labour)
  • Makarios III, [Michail Moeskos], archbishop/president Cyprus

Famous Deaths

  • F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies