September 1913 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 George Bernard Shaw's "Androcles & the Lion" premieres in London

  • Sep 1 Yuan Shikai captures Nanjing "2nd Chinese revolution"
  • Sep 2 Amsterdam reroutes sewage of canals to South Seas
  • Sep 6 1st aircraft to loop the loop - Adolphe P├ęgoud in France
  • Sep 6 Hamilton Alerts apply for ORFU reinstatement, taking the name Hamilton Rowing Club
  • Sep 9 Association for Study of Negro Life & History organizes in Chicago
  • Sep 10 Cleveland Call & Post forms
  • Sep 10 George W Buckner, named minister to Liberia
  • Sep 10 Lincoln Highway opens as 1st paved coast-to-coast highway
  • Sep 15 1st US milch goat show held, Rochester, NY
  • Sep 16 Thousands of women demonstrate for Dutch female suffrage
  • Sep 21 1st aerobatic maneuver, sustained inverted flight, performed in France
  • Sep 21 Turkey & Bulgaria sign peace treaty in Constantinople
  • Sep 22 Coal mine explosion kills 263 at Dawson, New Mexico
  • Sep 22 George Cohan's "Seven Keys to Baldpate" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 22 The first batch of Indian passive resisters, consisting of 12 men and 4 women (including Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi) are arrested at Volksrust and imprisoned in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Sep 23 Roland Garros is 1st to fly over Mediterranean Sea
  • Sep 23 Serbian troops march into Albania
  • Sep 23 Women protests take place in the Free State, South Africa, led by Charlotte Maxeke, resisting government attempts to impose passes on women; passes are burnt in front of the municipal offices
  • Sep 29 Sam S Shubert Theater opens at 225 W 44th St NYC
  • Sep 29 The Treaty of Constantinople between Turkey and Bulgaria restores peace; the Turks recover Adrianople and Maritza River line

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Christian Nyby, American director and film editor (d. 1993)
  • Sep 4 Stanford Moore, US biochemist (Nobel 1977)
  • Sep 4 Mickey Cohen, American gangster (d. 1976)
  • Sep 5 Connie Stuart [Cornelia van Meygard], Dutch cabaret performer, born in Wijhe, Netherlands (d. 2010)
  • Sep 7 Oswald Szemerenyi, philologist
  • Sep 7 Willem C L "Wim" van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer/undersec of Economy
  • Sep 10 Zeph[ania L] Mothopeng, pres South Afr Pan-African Congress (1986- )
  • Sep 12 Ben Polak, Dutch physician, communist and resistance fighter, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Sep 12 Kenneth Lo, cookery writer and restaurateur, born in Foochow, China (d. 1995)
  • Sep 14 Jacobo Arbenz, president of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA
  • Sep 15 Hans Filbinger, German politician (CDU)
  • Sep 15 John Mitchell, Nixon's attorney general who went to jail
  • Sep 21 Ulrich Ernst Simon, theologian
  • Sep 25 David Hunt, British diplomat/quiz winner
  • Sep 26 Ernst Schnabel, German sailor/dramatist (Anne Frank)
  • Sep 27 Albert Ellis, American psychologist (d. 2007)
  • Sep 28 Edith Mary Ellis Peters Pargeter, author
  • Sep 28 Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss artist and illustrator

Deaths in History

  • Sep 9 Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 29 Rudolf Diesel, German engineer (invented the diesel engine), disappears aboard the ship Dresden in the English Channel at 55

Mechanical Engineer Rudolf Diesel
Mechanical Engineer
Rudolf Diesel