On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1917

Historical Events

  • A revolt in Catalonia, the province in northeast Spain that has long seen itself as independent
  • Milt Stock (2), Fred Luderus (2) and Possum Whitted of the Philadelphia Phillies steal 5 bases in an inning in 3-0 win against Boston at Braves Field

Famous Birthdays

  • Sid Gordon, American baseball player, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1975)
1917 Highlights

About August 13, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo