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, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1932, 36), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts (d. 2006)

Bảo Đại

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

  • 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)

Robert Capa

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


1913 Highlights

About October 22, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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