On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Davis, English 8-time World Snooker Champion (1948-49, 51), born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire (d. 1998)
  • Paul Dean, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Lucas, Arkansas (d. 1981)

Famous Deaths

  • Josephine Cochrane, American inventor (automatic dishwasher), dies of a stroke at 74