What Happened on June 4, 1913

Historical Events

Sports History

English suffragette Emily Davison is trampled and mortally wounded by a racechorse called Anmer, ridden by Herbert Jones and owned by King George V, during running of the Derby at Epsom Downs in Surrey; Jones thrown from horse, horse finishes the race jockey-less, Davison dies from her injuries 4 days later. [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Bettinelli, Italian composer and teacher (Musica per archi), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2004)
Born in 1913

Famous Weddings

A. A. Milne

Author A. A. Milne (31) weds Dorothy Daphne de Selincourt

1913 Highlights

About June 4, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 110 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

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