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

  • Bernard Lovell, English radio astronomer, founded Jodrell Bank Observatory, born in Oldland Common, Bristol (d. 2012)
  • Michiel P. Gorsira, 1st Dutch Antillean in charge of Curacao (1951-67)
  • Ray Dandridge, American Baseball HOF third baseman (3 × NgL All-Star 1935, 37, 44; American Association MVP 1950 Minneapolis Millers), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1994)
Born in 1913

About August 31, 1913

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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