What Happened on September 22, 1913

Historical Events

  • Coal mine explosion kills 263 at Dawson, New Mexico

Theater Premiere

George M. Cohan's play "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
1913 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Leroy Holmes, American songwriter ("The Mole"), arranger, and orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
Born in 1913

About September 22, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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