On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1917

Historical Events

  • Ammunitions ship explosion at Ekonomiia port near Archangel, Russia kills many and injures hundreds
  • Train at Ciurea station in Romania catches fire and explodes, between 800-1,000 die, making it the third worst rail accident in history

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix Guerro Diaz, composer
1917 Highlights

About January 13, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn