On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1913

Historical Events

  • 17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson in 2:25:14.8
  • German passenger ship Imperator runs aground

Famous Birthdays

  • Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones)
  • Kai-Uwe von Hassel, German politician
  • Norman Parkinson, English fashion photographer (Harper's Bazaar), born in London (d. 1990)
1913 Highlights

About April 21, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus