On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • King O'Malley drives in the first survey peg to mark commencement of work on the construction of Australian capital Canberra

Famous Birthdays

  • Jozef Kresanek, composer
  • Mary Durack, Australian author and historian (Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 1994)
  • Rex Tucker, TV writer/director