On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Herblock [Herbert Lawrence Block], American cartoonist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • Scoville "Toby" Browne, American jazz saxophone and clarinet player, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Ferrer, Spanish anarchist and teacher, executed by firing squad at 50
1909 Highlights

About October 13, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra