On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad is first published in one volume (previously serialized) by William Blackwood in Edinburgh

Novelist Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustav von Koenigswald, German-Dutch paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Evander McNair, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 82