On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1913

Historical Events

  • Senghenydd Colliery Disaster, the United Kingdom's worst coal mining accident, an explosion claims 439 lives.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ginty Lush, Australian cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1985)

Famous Weddings

Jim Thorpe

Athlete Jim Thorpe (25) weds Margaret Iva Miller at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

1913 Highlights

About October 14, 1913

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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