What Happened on September 12, 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Polak, Dutch physician, communist and resistance fighter, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1993)

Jesse OwensJesse Owens (1913-1980)

American athlete (4 Olympic gold 1936), born in Oakville, Alabama

  • Kenneth Lo, cookery writer and restaurateur, born in Foochow, China (d. 1995)
Born in 1913

Famous Deaths

  • Major R B Stewart, cricketer (scored 4 & 9 in S Afr's 1st Test), dies
1913 Highlights

About September 12, 1913

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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