What Happened on August 8, 1913

Historical Events

  • Richard Corfields "Camel Corps" opens "Mad Mullah" in Burao Somalia

Famous Birthdays

  • Axel Stordahl, American arranger (Tommy Dorsey; Frank Sinatra), orchestra leader (Eddie Fisher), and composer (McHales's Navy theme), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 1963)
  • Daan Wildschut, painter/glazenier/author
  • Robert Stafford, American politician (Sen-R-VT, 1971-88), born in Rutland, Vermont (d. 2006)
1913 Highlights

About August 8, 1913

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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