On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1914

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Eleftherios Venizelos announces that Greece intends to annex Chios and Mytilene, two large islands off the Turkish coast; Greece and Turkey have been heading towards conflict for months over claims to Aegean islands

Greek Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos
Greek Prime Minister
Eleftherios Venizelos
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Mary Browne wins her 3rd consecutive US title beating fellow American Marie Wagner 6–2, 1–6, 6–1; event moves to Forest Hills 1915
1914 Highlights

About June 13, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini