On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1913

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Henkemans, Dutch composer and teacher, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • Leo Ketelaars, Dutch violinist and baritone oratorio vocalist, born in Maasniel, Netherlands (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Bonnor Middleton, South African cricket fast bowler (6 Tests, 24 wickets; Western Province), dies at 48
1913 Highlights

About December 23, 1913

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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