On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1887

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin York, American World War I soldier who led a famed attack on a German machine gun nest (Medal of Honor), born in Pall Mall, Tennessee (d. 1964)
  • George PĆ³lya, Hungarian mathematician, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1985)