1913 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 208 of 208

  • Dec 13 British foreign minister Sir Edward Grey proposes that southern Albania be divided between Greece and Albania with compensation to Greece in the Aegean islands
  • Dec 14 Greece formally takes possession of Crete
  • Dec 15 Nicaragua becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty
  • Dec 18 The Indian Inquiry Commission, also known as the Solomon Commission, commences its sittings in Pretoria
  • Dec 21 1st crossword puzzle (with 32 clues) printed in NY World

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 23 US President Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 26 Ambrose Bierce’s last known communication, a letter to his close friend Blanche Partington

Writer & Satirist Ambrose Bierce
Writer & Satirist
Ambrose Bierce
  • Dec 30 Barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 & 9-103)

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 255 of 255

  • Sep 12 Ben Polak, Dutch physician, communist and resistance fighter, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Sep 12 Kenneth Lo, cookery writer and restaurateur, born in Foochow, China (d. 1995)
  • Sep 14 Jacobo Árbenz, President of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA, born in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (d. 1971)
  • Sep 15 Hans Filbinger, German politician (CDU)
  • Sep 15 John Mitchell, Nixon's attorney general who went to jail
  • Sep 21 Ulrich Ernst Simon, theologian
  • Sep 25 David Hunt, British diplomat/quiz winner
  • Sep 26 Ernst Schnabel, German sailor/dramatist (Anne Frank)
  • Sep 27 Albert Ellis, American psychologist (d. 2007)
  • Sep 28 Edith Mary Ellis Peters Pargeter, author
  • Sep 28 Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss artist and illustrator
  • Oct 2 Vivian Ridler, printer (Oxford University)
  • Oct 4 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian
  • Oct 5 William Lehman, (Rep-D-FL, 1973- )
  • Oct 5 Eugene Bennett Fluckey American Navy Submariner (d. 2007)
  • Oct 6 Meret Oppenheim, writer
  • Oct 7 Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist (Het Parool, Kinks)
  • Oct 10 Claude Simon, Malagasy-French writer (Nobel Prize Literature 1985), born in Tananarive, Madagascar (d. 2005)
  • Oct 11 J.J. Pickle, American politician (Rep-D-Texas, 1963-95), born in Big Spring, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Oct 12 William James Moyce, armaments scientist
  • Oct 13 Frances Tustin, child psychologist
  • Oct 18 Robert Gilruth, American aviation and space pioneer (d. 2000)
  • Oct 19 Jean Urruty, French Jai-Alai champion
  • Oct 19 Vasco Pratolini, Italian writer (Le ragazze di San Frediano)

Person of interestBảo Đại

Oct 22 Bảo Đại, Vietnamese emperor and chief of state (Annam 1926-1945; State of Vietnam, 1949-1955), born in Hue, French Indochina

Emperor of Vietnam Bảo Đại
Emperor of Vietnam
Bảo Đại
  • Oct 22 Hans-Peter Tschudi, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 2002)

Person of interestRobert Capa

Oct 22 Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)

Photojournalist Robert Capa
Photojournalist
Robert Capa
  • Oct 25 Klaus Barbie, Gestapo chief (Butcher of Lyon), born in Godesberg, German Empire (d. 1991)
  • Oct 26 Stuart J. Byrne, American sci-fi author (Star Man, God Man), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2011)
  • Oct 27 Joseph Medicine Crow, Native American chief and historian, born near Lodge Grass, Montana (d. 2013)
  • Nov 2 Ivor Roberts-Jones, British sculptor (known for sculpted heads of Yehudi Menuhin and George Thomas), born in Oswestry, England (d. 1996)

Person of interestAlbert Camus

Nov 7 Albert Camus, French author (The Just-Nobel 1957), born in Dréan, Algeria (d. 1960)

Author Albert Camus
Author
Albert Camus
  • Nov 9 Thelma Hulbert, English painter (Le Sacre du Printemps), born in Bath, Somerset (d. 1995)
  • Nov 10 Alvaro Cunhal, Portuguese politician and writer, born in Coimbra, Portugal (d. 2005)
  • Nov 13 Lon Nol, Cambodian politician, 7th President of the Khmer Republic (1972-75), born in Kampong Leav, Prey Veng, Cambodia (d. 1985)
  • Nov 15 Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (d. 2005)
  • Nov 22 Cecilia Muñoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (d. 2006)
  • Nov 25 Lewis Thomas, American physician and essayist (d. 1993)
  • Nov 26 Joshua William Steward, polymath
  • Nov 27 Frances Swem Anderson, technologist (nuclear medicine)
  • Nov 28 Hugo Pos, Suriname/Neth WW II prosecutor of minor war crimes Tokyo
  • Dec 3 Omer Vanaudenhoven, Flemish industrial/resistance fighter
  • Dec 4 Robert Adler, Austrian-American inventor (remote control for television), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2007)
  • Dec 8 Delmore Schwartz, American poet/short story writer/critic (Shenandoah)
  • Dec 8 Paul Félix, Flemish architect (Sun Song)
  • Dec 13 John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian
  • Dec 15 Muriel Rukeyser, American poet (1977 Shelley Memorial Award)
  • Dec 15 Rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager
  • Dec 18 Alfred Bester, American sci-fi author (Decievers, Starlight)

Person of interestWilly Brandt

Dec 18 Willy Brandt [Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm], German statesman, leader of the SPD party (1964-1987) and Chancellor of West Germany (1969-74, Nobel 1971), born in Lübeck, Germany (d. 1992)

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • Dec 22 Anthony Barber Doncaster, bookseller
  • Dec 25 Henri Nannen, journalist

Person of interestElizabeth Smart

Dec 27 Elizabeth Smart, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept), born in Ottawa, Ontario

  • Dec 29 Laurence Gower, academic
  • Dec 30 Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (d. 2002)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History