What Happened on September 12, 1913

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben[jamin S] Polak, Neth, physician/communist/resistance fighter

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jesse Owens, American track and field star who spoiled Hitler's 1936 Olympics with 4 gold medals, born in Oakville, Alabama (d. 1980)

Track and Field Athlete Jesse Owens
Track and Field Athlete
Jesse Owens
  • Kenneth Lo, cookery writer/restaurateur

Famous Deaths

  • Major R B Stewart, cricketer (scored 4 & 9 in S Afr's 1st Test), dies