On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1913

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mahatma Gandhi leaves the Tolstoy Farm in Transvaal, South Africa

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • National Woman's Party forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Lee [Joan Boniface Winnifrith], British actress (General Hospital, How Green Was My Valley), born in Ightham, Kent, England (d. 2004)
  • Ernest Sidey, British air marshal
  • Gardner Read, composer, born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Juanita E Jackson Mitchell, US head (NAACP)
  • Leon P Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist

Famous Deaths

  • Léon Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist (stratosphere), dies at 57
1913 Highlights

About January 2, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn