On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st taxicabs operate in New York City, imported by Harry N. Allen

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, German arms manufacturer and Olympic yacht competitor, born in Essen, Germany (d. 1967)
  • Basil Spence, British architect, born in Bombay, India (d. 1976)