On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1913

Historical Events

  • 1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts)
  • Flag of Greece officially raised at Firka Fortress, Chania Crete symbolising the union of Crete and Greece.

Historic InventionModel T

Ford Motor Company institutes world's 1st moving assembly line for the Model T Ford

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The 1910 Model T Ford
The 1910 Model T Ford
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Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMary Martin

Mary Martin, American actress (Peter Pan) and Larry Hagman's mom, born in Weatherford, Texas (d. 1990)

Actress Mary Martin
Actress
Mary Martin

Famous Deaths

  • Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (I Saw Estonia Yesterday), dies at 49
1913 Highlights

About December 1, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius