On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1913

Historical Events

Historic Event

George Bernard Shaw's "Androcles & the Lion" premieres in London

Victory in Battle

Zhang Xun's Wuwei Corps captures Nanjing on behalf of Emperor Yuan Shikai in the Republic of China's Second Revolution, ending Chinese independence and causing Sun Yat Sen to flee to Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Nyby, American director (Big Sleep, Thing), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1993)
1913 Highlights

About September 1, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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