On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1913

Historical Events

  • Tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tōhoku University) admits its first female students.

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMenachem Begin

Menachem Begin, 6th Prime Minister of Israel (1977-80, 81-83) and 1979 Nobel Peace Prize winner, born in Brest, Belarus, Russian Empire (d. 1992)

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin

1913 Highlights

About August 16, 1913

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo