On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1913

Historical Events

  • Construction starts on Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Delmore Schwartz, American poet, short story writer and critic (Shenandoah), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1966)
  • Paul FĂ©lix, Flemish architect (Sun Song), born in Ostend, Belgium (d. 1981)
1913 Highlights

About December 8, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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