What Happened on May 1, 1913

Historical Events

  • Longacre Theater opens at 220 W 48th St NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Balraj Sahni [Yudhishthir], Indian Bollywood actor (Dharti Ke Lal), born in Rawalpindi, Punjab (d. 1973)
  • Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Steve Allen Plymouth Show), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • Marvin 'Bud' Ward, American golfer (1939, 1941 US Amateur), born in Elma, Washington (d. 1968)
  • Walter Susskind, Czech conductor and pianist, born in Prague (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • John Barclay Armstrong, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal (b. 1850)
1913 Highlights

About May 1, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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