What Happened on August 28, 1913

Historical Events

Peace Palace Opens

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands opens the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands, an international law administrative building housing the Permanent Court of Arbitration [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • John Terence Reese, British bridge master, born in Epsom, Surrey, England (d. 1996)
  • Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricket batsman and captain (43 Tests; 3,073 runs @ 46.56; 10 x 100s; Victoria) and broadcaster (ABC 1956-81), born in Geelong, Australia (d. 1993)
  • Richard Tucker [Rivn Ticker], American tenor (New York Metroploitan Opera, 1945-75), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1975)
  • Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist essayist and dramatist, born in Thamesville, Ontario (d. 1995)
Born in 1913
1913 Highlights

About August 28, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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