On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1905

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • NY Giant Christy Mathewson 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago Cubs, 1-0

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