On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Davis, English snooker player (World C'ship 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
1913 Highlights

About August 14, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo