What Happened in June 1913

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 The Serbian government concludes a ten-year treaty with Greece against Bulgaria; Serbia wishes to pursue Macedonian aspirations with Greece's help
  • Jun 2 1st strike settlement mediated by US Department of Labor - railroad clerks
  • Jun 2 Demonstrations for general voting right in Netherlands
  • Jun 3 Dutch 1st Chamber accepts Health laws

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Jun 4 Suffragette Emily Davison steps in front of King George V's horse Anmer at the Epsom Derby

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V
  • Jun 5 Dutch Disability laws go into effect
  • Jun 6 Rabbit Maranville, is thrown out trying to steal home 3 times
  • Jun 7 1st verifiable ascent of main summit of Denali (Mt McKinley), North America's highest mountain led by Hudson Stuck and Harry Karstens
  • Jun 11 Grand Vizir Mahmud Shevket Pasha is assassinated, resulting in continuing Young Turk terrorism until WWI
  • Jun 12 "Dachshund" by Pathe Freres, early animated cartoon, released
  • Jun 13 45th Belmont: Roscoe Troxler aboard Prince Eugene wins in 2:18
  • Jun 13 Yanks win 13th game of year after losing 36 games

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Jun 14 The South African Government pass the Immigration Act, which restricts the entry and free movement of Asians; it leads to widespread agitation and rioting by resident Indians, led by Gandhi

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Jun 14 27th U.S. Women's National Championship: Mary Browne beats Dorothy Green (6-2, 7-5)
  • Jun 15 The Battle of Bud Bagsak in the Philippine concludes.
  • Jun 16 South African Government pass the segregationist Native Land Act, which restricts purchase or lease of land by native Africans
  • Jun 19 Natives Land Act, Act No 27, passed in South Africa: confines Africans to hopelessly overcrowded reserves and deprives them of rights to purchase land outside the native reserves
  • Jun 20 3 of 1st 4 Yankees hit-by-pitch en route to a record 6 hit batsman
  • Jun 20 Bert Daniels set AL mark, being hit-by-pitch 3 times in a doubleheader
  • Jun 21 Tiny Broadwick is 1st woman to parachute from an airplane
  • Jun 24 53rd British Golf Open: J H Taylor shoots a 304 at Hoylake Hoylake
  • Jun 25 Dutch Parliamentary election (confess party looses majority)
  • Jun 25 American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913.
  • Jun 29 The attack by Bulgarian General Michael Savov on Greek and Serbian positions leads to beginning of the second Balkan War
  • Jun 30 NY Giants score 10 in 10th to beat Phillies 11-1
  • Jun 30 To increase the peacetime strength of the German Army, the Reichstag pass the Army and Finance Bills, a massive defense buildup

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Bill Deedes, British journalist (d. 2007)
  • Jun 2 Barbara Pym, romantic author (Very Private Eye), (d. 1980)
  • Jun 2 Bert Farber, American orchestra leader (Arthur Gudfrey, Vic Damone), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 2 Walter Andreas Schwarz, German singer and author (d. 1992)
  • Jun 3 Pedro Mir, Dominican Poet Laureate (d. 2000)
  • Jun 4 Bruno Bettinelli, composer
  • Jun 5 Friedrich Wildgans, composer
  • Jun 6 Jiri Hajek, Czech jurist/foreign minister
  • Jun 6 Carlo L. Golino, American scholar (d. 1991)
  • Jun 7 Anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist
  • Jun 8 Graham Watson, British-born literary agent (Curtis Brown)
  • Jun 8 Janos Jagamas, composer
  • Jun 8 Peter Diamand, artistic administrator
  • Jun 9 Alida Margaretha Bosshardt, lt-colonel of Dutch Salvation Army
  • Jun 9 Patrick Steptoe, scientist (developed in vitro fertilization)
  • Jun 10 John Edmunds, composer
  • Jun 10 Thor Johnson, Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin, conductor (Cin Symph 1958)
  • Jun 10 Tikhon Nikoleyevich Khrennikov, composer
  • Jun 10 Van Carlyle Wilton-Davies, archdeacon Emeritus (Oxford)
  • Jun 10 Wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System
  • Jun 11 John Elliott Terry, managing director (National Film Finance Corp)
  • Jun 11 Revaz Kondrat'yevich Gabichvadze, composer

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Jun 11 Vince Lombardi, NFL coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Jun 12 Jean Victor Allard, Canadian army general (d. 1996)
  • Jun 13 Ralph Edwards, American TV host (This is Your Life), born in Merino, Colorado (d. 2005)
  • Jun 13 Etienne Leroux, major Afrikaans author.
  • Jun 15 Trevor Huddleston, English pastor/chairman (Anti-Apartheid)
  • Jun 17 Felix Hartlaub, writer
  • Jun 18 Sammy Cahn, lyricist (3 Coins in a Fountain)
  • Jun 18 Sylvia Porter, financial writer (Sylvia Porter's Money Book)
  • Jun 21 Irving Shulman, author/screenwriter
  • Jun 22 Wladyslaw Sila-Nowicki, Poland, lawyer (Solidarity)
  • Jun 23 Jacques Rabemananjara, Hungarian author/vice-president (Antsa)
  • Jun 23 Molly Harris, actress/writer (Immortal)
  • Jun 23 William P Rogers, Norfolk NY, US secretary of state (1969-73)
  • Jun 24 John Kubris, Czech resistance fighter
  • Jun 24 Max van Praag, Dutch singer
  • Jun 25 Cyril Fletcher, British comedian (d. 2005)
  • Jun 26 Maurice Wilkes, inventor (stored program concept for computers)
  • Jun 26 Aimé Césaire, French Martinican poet and politician (d. 2008)
  • Jun 27 Willie Mosconi, world champion pool player (1941-57)
  • Jun 28 George Walter Selwyn Lloyd, English composer (Serf, John Socman)
  • Jun 28 Franz Antel, Austrian filmmaker (d. 2007)
  • Jun 28 Walter Oesau, German pilot (d. 1944)
  • Jun 30 Harry Wismer, Port Huron Mich, AFL owner (NY Titans)
  • Jun 30 Alfonso López Michelsen, 32nd Colombian President (d. 2007)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 4 Author A. A. Milne (31) weds Dorothy Daphne de Selincourt

Author A. A. Milne
A. A. Milne

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 Josef Richard Rozkosny, composer, dies at 79
  • Jun 5 Chris von der Ahe, baseball pioneer (b. 1851)
  • Jun 8 Emily Wilding Davison, suffragette, trampled to death by a horse
  • Jun 11 Machmud Shevket Pasha, Turks grand vizier, murdered
  • Jun 21 Stefan O Iosif, Romanian poet (Beautiful Irine), dies at 37
  • Jun 24 Frank Lynes, American composer, dies at 55
  • Jun 28 Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles, President of Brazil (b. 1841)