On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1913

Historical Events

  • Massive protest rally on Sackville Street attacked by the Dublin Metropolitan Police; two strikers killed by the police
  • Soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Michiel P Gorsira, 1st Dutch Antillean in charge of Curacao (1951-67)
  • Sir Bernard Lovell, English radio astronomer, founded Jodrell Bank Observatory, born in Oldland Common, Bristol (d. 2012)
1913 Highlights

About August 31, 1913

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 108 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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