What Happened on January 17, 1913

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Raymond Poincaré elected president of France

Famous Birthdays

  • Werenfried van Straaten, Dutch anti-communist priest (founder of Oostpriesterhulp), born in Mijdrecht, Netherlands (d. 2003)
  • Yadavendra Singh [Yuvraj of Patiala], Indian 9th and last ruling Maharaja of Patiala and cricketer (scored 24 & 60 in only Test India v England), born in Patiala City, British Raj (d. 1974)
Born in 1913

Famous Deaths

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

About January 17, 1913

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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