On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1913

Historical Events

  • 1st minimum wage law in US takes effect (Oregon)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Armory Show introduces Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp to US public

Painter Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso
Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp
Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse

Famous Birthdays

  • Oskar Danon, Yugoslav composer, born in Sarajevo (d. 2009)
  • Rene Leibowitz, Polish-born French composer (d. 1972)
1913 Highlights

About February 17, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius