On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1913

Historical Events

  • Explosion at Dawson NM coal mine kills 263 mine workers

Famous Birthdays

  • Annette Rogers, US sprinter (Olympic gold 1932, 36)

Person of interestBảo Đại

Bảo Đại, Vietnamese emperor and chief of state (Annam 1926-1945; State of Vietnam, 1949-1955), born in Hue, French Indochina

Emperor of Vietnam Bảo Đại
Emperor of Vietnam
Bảo Đại
  • Hans-Peter Tschudi, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 2002)
  • Patricia "Boots" Mallory, American dancer and actress (Handle With Care), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1958)

Person of interestRobert Capa

Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)

Photojournalist Robert Capa
Robert Capa

1913 Highlights

About October 22, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra