On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1913

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Song Jiaoren, leader of the Chinese Kuomintang Party, shot at Shanghai Railway Station, dies 2 day later (thought orchestrated by Kuomintang President Yuan Shikai)

General and President of the Republic of China Yuan Shikai
General and President of the Republic of China
Yuan Shikai

Famous Birthdays

  • James Westerfield, American actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • Lew Wasserman, American film studio executive (d. 2002)
  • Tom McCall, American politician, Governor of Oregon (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Song Jiaoran, Chinese Nationalist and revolutionary (Leader of Kuomintang party 1912-13), assassinated at 30
1913 Highlights

About March 22, 1913

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries