On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1913

Historical Events

Historic Event

John D. Rockefeller gives $100 million to Rockefeller Foundation

  • South African Supreme Court declares that marriages not celebrated according to Christian rites and/or not registered by the Registrar of Marriages, are invalid; all Muslim and Hindu marriages are therefore declared invalid

Famous Birthdays

  • Witold Rudzinski, Polish composer, born in Sebezh, Russia Empire (d. 2004)
1913 Highlights

About March 14, 1913

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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