On This Day

Events in Film & Television in 1913

  • Mar 25 Home of vaudeville, Palace Theatre, opens (NYC) starring Ed Wynn
  • May 26 US Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC)
  • Jun 12 "Dachshund" by Pathe Freres, early animated cartoon, released

Theater Premiere

Sep 22 George M. Cohan's play "Seven Keys to Baldpate" premieres in NYC

Film & TV History

Dec 16 Charlie Chaplin begins his film career at Keystone for $150 a week

  • Dec 29 1st movie serial "Adventures of Kathlyn" premieres in Chicago