What Happened on March 4, 1913

Historical Events

  • 1st US law regulating the shooting of migratory birds passed
  • Gabriel Faure's opera "Pénélope", based on Homer's "The Odyssey", premieres at the Salle Garnie, in Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • NY Yankees are 1st to train outside US (Bermuda)
  • US Department of Commerce & Labor split into separate departments

President Inaugurated

Woodrow Wilson inaugurated as 28th US President

1913 History

Famous Birthdays

  • John Garfield [Jacob Garfinkle], American actor (Four Daughters, Body and Soul), born in NYC, New York (d. 1952)
  • Taos Amrouche, Algerian writer (Jacinthe noir), and Kabyle singer, born in Tunis, Tunisia (d. 1976)
Born in 1913

About March 4, 1913

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 110 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

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