On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1913

Historical Events

  • Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Hastings, NZ: Irishman James Cecil Parke beats Alfred Beamish of England 3-6, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, 7-5
  • US Post office begins parcel post deliveries

Famous Birthdays

  • Eliot Janeway, financial writer (Economics of Chaos)
1913 Highlights

About January 1, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn