On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1913

Historical Events

  • Raymond PoincarĂ© elected president of France

Famous Birthdays

  • Werenfried [Flip] van Straaten, founder (Oostpriesterhulp)
  • Yuvraj of Patiala, cricketer (scored 24 & 60 in only Test India v Eng)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Baermann, German composer, dies at 73
1913 Highlights

About January 17, 1913

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

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