What Happened on March 18, 1913

Historical Events

  • King George I of Greece is assassinated in the recently liberated city of Thessaloniki

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret Hesse, Irish-born Princess of Hesse and by Rhine, born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1997)
  • Reinhard Hardegen, German WWII U-Boat commander (sunk 25 ships), born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2018)
  • Rene Clement, French film director and writer (Is Paris Burning), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1996)
  • William Hutchinson Murray, Scottish mountaineer and author, born in Liverpool (d. 1996)
Born in 1913

Famous Deaths

  • George I, king of Greece (1861-1913), assassinated by Schinas at 67
1913 Highlights

About March 18, 1913

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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