What Happened on December 23, 1913

Historical Events

Event of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law

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)
Born in 1913

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? 109 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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