On This Day

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, princess of Hesse/Rhine
  • Reinhard Hardegen, German U-Boat commander
  • Rene Clement, director/writer (Is Paris Burning), born in Bordeaux, France
  • William Hutchinson Murray, Scottish mountaineer and author, born in Liverpool (d. 1996)

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? 108 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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