On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1913

Historical Events

  • A meeting in Johannesburg, called by the South African Native National Congress, now African National Congress, is attended by a large number of people from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland
  • Carl Weilman strikes out 6 times in a 15 inning game
  • Pittsburgh Pirates future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Max Carey scores 5 runs without a hit, reaching first base on an error and 4 walks, as the Bucs beat Philadelphia Phillies, 12-2

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cairncross, British civil servant and spy (5th man - Cambridge Five), born in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1995)
1913 Highlights

About July 25, 1913

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo