What Happened on August 13, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Invention of stainless steel by Harry Brearley, Sheffield, England

AppointmentA Royal Fantasy!

Otto Witte, a German acrobat and fantasist, is purportedly crowned King of Albania.
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Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Oram, Baron Oram, British Labour politician, born in Winchester, England (d. 1999)
  • Anatoly Bogatyrev, Belarusian composer, born in Vitebsk, Belarus (d. 2003)
  • Anna Mae Winburn, African American band leader of all female band (International Sweethearts of Rhythm), born in Port Royal, Tennessee (d. 1999)
  • Francisco Escudero, Basque composer, born in San Sebasti├ín, Basque Autonomous Community, Spain (d. 2002)
  • Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1996)
  • Makarios III [Michail Moeskos], Greek Cypriot clergyman and politician, born in Panayia, Paphos, Cyprus (d. 1977)

Famous Deaths

  • F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies