On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Ivan Caryll's musical "Pink Lady" premieres in NYC
  • Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (ON), 7-4
  • The Colonial-Born and Settlers Indian Association is formed at a meeting in Durban, South Africa, and has at its aim to fight the infamous 3 poll tax

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Ardevol, Cuban composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1981)
  • L. Ron Hubbard, American sci-fi writer (Death Quest) and founder of the Scientology cult, born in Tilden, Nebraska (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob M van Bemmelen, Dutch physicist/chemist, dies at 80
  • John J. Toffey, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (b. 1844)