On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday

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)