On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1913

Historical Events

  • Attempting to end hostilities in the Balkans, the London Peace Conference breaks down because Turkey refuses to cede Adrianpole, the Aegean island, and Crete

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Gierek, Polish communist politician, born in PorÄ…bka, Poland (d. 2001)

Person of interestLoretta Young

Loretta Young, American actress (Farmer's Daughter, Stranger), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2000)

Actress Loretta Young
Loretta Young
  • Tom Brown, American actor (Buck Privates Come Home, In Old Chicago), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Hitch, English Victoria Cross Winner (b. 1856)
1913 Highlights

About January 6, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn