On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Watson, British-born literary agent (Curtis Brown)
  • Jagamas János, Hungarian composer, born in Dés, Romania (d. 1997)
  • Peter Diamand, artistic administrator, born in Berlin (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Emily Davison, English suffragette, dies after being hit by King George's horse at Epsom Derby 2 days earlier, at 40
1913 Highlights

About June 8, 1913

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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