On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1913

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, American orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1913 Highlights

About September 22, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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