On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1913

Historical Events

Meeting of Interest

Queen Wilhelmina meets SDAP-leader Troelstra

Famous Birthdays

  • Smiley Lewis [Overton Amos Lemons], American R&B singer, and guitarist ("The Bells Are Ringing"; "One Night (Of Sin)"; "I Hear You Knocking"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Lyttelton, cricketer (Eng wk 1880-84 demon lob bowler), dies
1913 Highlights

About July 5, 1913

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer