On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1905

Historical Events

  • New York Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Christy Mathewson throws his 2nd no-hitter, beating Chicago Cubs, 1-0 at West Side Grounds, Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Aldophus "Doc" Cheatham, American jazz trumpeter, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1997)
  • Chen Yun, Chinese political leader during and after the Chinese Civil War, considered one of the Eight Elders of the Communist Party of China, born in Qingpu, Shanghai, China (d. 1995)
  • K. S. Duleepsinhji, English-Indian cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), born in Nawanagar State, Kathiawar, British India (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Theodoros Delyannis, premier Greece, murdered
  • Tippo-Tip [Hamed ben Mohammed], Zanzibar merchant, dies at about 67
1905 Highlights

About June 13, 1905

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini