What Happened on January 26, 1913

Historical Events

Olympic Games

Jim Thorpe relinquishes his 1912 Olympic medals for playing 2 seasons of semi-professional baseball before competing in the Olympics

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Van Heusen [Edward Chester Babcock], American Acadeny and Emmy Award-winning composer and songwriter ("All The Way"; "Love & Marriage"; "Come Fly With Me"), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1990)
  • William Prince, American actor (Spies Like Us, The Stepford Wives, City in Fear), born in Nichols, New York, (d. 1996)
Born in 1913
1913 Highlights

About January 26, 1913

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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