What Happened on February 18, 1913

Historical Events

Event of Interest

French modernist painting "Nude Descending a Staircase" by Marcel Duchamp causes an uproar when shown in New York

  • President Francisco Madero of Mexico is overthrown

Famous Birthdays

  • Artur Axmann, German Nazi leader (head of Hitler Youth 1940-45), born in Hagen, Germany (d. 1996)
Born in 1913

Famous Deaths

  • George Washington Custis Lee, American Major General (Confederate Army), dies at 80

About February 18, 1913

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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