On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • George "Buddy" Tate, American jazz saxophonist, born in Sherman, Texas (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist (Mémoire sur le système primitif des voyelles dans les langues indo-européennes), dies at 55
  • Ferdinand Mongin de Saussure, Swiss linguist, dies at 55
  • Francisco I. Madero, Mexican revolutionary and 33rd President of Mexico (1911-13), assassinated in military coup at 39
  • Suarez, Mexican vice pres, assassinated in a military coup
1913 Highlights

About February 22, 1913

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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