What Happened on June 8, 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Watson, British literary agent (Curtis Brown, including authors Daphne du Maurier and John Steinbeck), born in Newcastle, England (d. 2002)
  • Jagamas János, Hungarian composer, born in Dés, Romania (d. 1997)
  • Peter Diamand, artistic administrator, born in Berlin (d. 1998)
Born in 1913

Famous Deaths

Emily DavisonEmily Davison (1872-1913)

English suffragette, dies from head injury after being hit by King George V's horse at the Derby at Epsom Downs four days earlier, at 40

1913 Highlights

About June 8, 1913

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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