On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Coal mine explosion kills 263 at Dawson, New Mexico
  • George Cohan's "Seven Keys to Baldpate" premieres in NYC
  • The first batch of Indian passive resisters, consisting of 12 men and 4 women (including Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi) are arrested at Volksrust and imprisoned in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Leroy Holmes, orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania