On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday

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