On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1913

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Oskar Danon, Yugoslav conductor (Belgrade Opera, 1944-65), born in Sarajevo, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Bosnia and Herzegovina) (d. 2009)
  • Rene Leibowitz, Polish-born French composer (d. 1972)
1913 Highlights

About February 17, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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