1913 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1913th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 913th year of the 2nd millennium, the 13th year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1913, the ...
October 3 – The United States Revenue Act of 1913 re-imposes the federal income tax and lowers basic tariff rates from 40% to 25%. October 7 – The Ford Motor Company starts production of the Model T on the assembly line in Detroit. October 10 – President Woodrow Wilson triggers the explosion of the Gamboa Dike, ending construction on the ...
1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and a common year starting on a Tuesday in the 13-day slower Julian calendar.It was the 913th year of the 2nd Millennium, 13th year of the 20th Century and the 4th year of the 1910s decade.
At the ambassador's conference in London, Montenegro offered to evacuate its newly conquered territory in Scutari, Albaniaif it could receive territory elsewhere.The trade union Congreso Obrero de Filipinas was established in the Philippines.The Taiwan Railways Administration began operating the precursor to the Taitung rail line between Hualien and Taitung, Taiwan, with stations Fengtian and Guangfuserving the line.The Kilauea Light house was officially lit on the north side of Kauai, Hawaii.The United States recognized the government of the new Republic of China, with American Chargé d'Affaires Edward T. Williams presenting U.S. President Woodrow Wilson's message to Chinese President...Tancrède Auguste, President of Haitisince August 1912, died suddenly, "a victim of severe anemia caused by advanced untreated syphilis, though most Haitians believed he was a victim of poison". His...The California State Senate passed the Alien Land Act, prohibiting Japanese persons from owning property in California, by a margin of 26-10 and the bill went to Governor Hiram Johnsonfor his signa...Ahkay Humar Mozumdar became the first believer in Hinduism to become a naturalized citizen of the United States, when U.S. District Judge Frank H. Rudkin of Spokane, Washington, administered him th...The company and brand Clorox was established in Oakland, California.Raja Harishchandra, the first full-length feature film in India, was released by director Dadasaheb Phalke, setting the format for Indian cinema. Although it was a silent movie, the premiere event...Senator Michel Oreste was elected as the new President of Haiti by the Haitian Parliament. The city governor of Port-au-Prince attempted to attack the parliament building during voting, and was rep...Ismael Montes was elected a second time as President of Bolivia.Montenegro's King Nicholas agreed to turn over control of Scutarito a multinational force from the Great Powers.Greece and Serbia signed a secret agreement to fight together against Bulgaria, their recent ally in the First Balkan War.The Arizona House of Representatives, following the lead of California, passed a bill prohibiting ownership of land by "any alien who has not declared his intention of becoming a citizen". The stat...German battleship Grosser Kurfürst was launched by AG Vulcan in Hamburg as one of four ships in her class that would participate in the Battle of Jutlandin 1916.A proposed women's suffrage bill failed to pass the United Kingdom's House of Commons, 219-266, on a vote following the second reading. Fifty of the "no" votes were from Irish members of Parliament...The Hague Court of Arbitration ordered the Kingdom of Italy to pay $32,800 damages to France for seizing the steamers Carthage and Manouba during the Italo-Turkish War.Henry R. Rose was elected Mayor of Los Angeleswith 54% of the vote.Born: Stewart Granger, British-American actor, as James Lablache Stewart, known adventure film roles in King Solomon's Mines and Scaramouche, in London (d. 1993); Douglas Stewart, New Zealand-Austr...Stunt performer Rodman Law, self-billed as "The Human Fly", climbed up the outside of the United States Capitolwhile both houses of Congress were in session, starting from the side of the building...HMS Hermes became the first Royal Navy seaplane carrier, after being outfitted with a crane from which planes on its deck could be lowered to sea and raised back again.Royal Navy cruiser Birmingham was launched by Armstrong Whitworth in Newcastle upon Tyne, England to serve in the Grand Fleet during World War I. She was eventually decommissioned in 1931.Spanish battleship Alfonso XIII was launched by Sociedad Española de Construcción Naval in Ferrol, Spain as part of the class assigned to the first squadron of the Spanish Navy. It would serve the...The Underwood Tariff Bill, sponsored by Alabama Congressman Oscar Underwood passed the United States House of Representatives 281-139. Besides lowering the tariff charged on many products imported...French aviator Messr. Frangeois set a new record by carrying six passengers in his airplane. The group of seven stayed aloft for 75 minutes.The American Newspaper Publishers Associationwas incorporated.Born: Bob Clampett, American animator, best known for his work with the animated series Looney Tunes and 1950s children's television shows Time for Beany and Beany and Cecil, in San Diego (d. 1984)...Japan's ambassador to the United States, Chinda Sutemi, delivered to United States Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan a formal protest against California's Alien Land Act.Al-Hasa was captured from the Ottoman Turks by a guerrilla army led by Ibn Saud, the King of Najd, as he expanded the territory that he would eventually call Saudi Arabia.The Eldon Public Library, funded by Carnegie Foundation, opened in Eldon, Iowa. It was added to the National Register of Historic Placesin 1996.U.S. Representative H. Olin Young of Michigan announced that he would resign his seat, because of a technicality that prevented his Progressive Party opponent, William Josiah MacDonald, from receiv...French aviator Didier Masson conducted the first aerial attack on a warship in the Western Hemisphere, attempting to drop pipe bombs onto the Mexican gunboat General Guererro, as well as the ships...The United States Baseball League, an independent baseball league that had sought to challenge the existing National and American Leagues, but had only operated for only two months in 1912, made a...
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Year 1913 wis a common year stairtin on Wadensday (airtin will display the full calendar) o the Gregorian calendar an a common year stairtin on Tysday o the 13-day-slower Julian calendar. See awso. Category:1913 births; Category:1913 daiths; Years o the XIXt an XXt Centuries
Monarch – George VPrime Minister – H. H. Asquith (Liberal)Parliament – 30th1 January – the British Board of Film Censorsreceives the authority to classify and censor films.13 January – Edward Carson founds the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) by unifying several existing loyalist militias to resist home rule in Ireland.15 January – unemployment and maternitybenefits introduced.30 January – the House of Lords rejects the Third Irish Home Rule Billfor the second time, by 326 to 69.E. C. Bentley's novel Trent's Last Case.Arthur Holmes' book The Age of the Earth, describing the estimation of the age of the Earth to 1.6 billion years using radiometric dating.2 January – Anna Lee, actress (died 2004)17 January – Shaun Wylie, mathematician and World War II codebreaker (died 2009)18 January – George Unwin, World War II fighter ace (died 2006)30 January – Percy Thrower, gardener and broadcaster (died 1988)23 January – Frederick Holman, Olympic gold medal swimmer (born 1883; typhoid)17 February – Edward Stanley Gibbons, philatelist, founder of Stanley Gibbons Ltd(born 1840)25 March – Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, field marshal (born 1833 in Ireland; died in France)28 May – John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, pre-historian and naturalist (born 1834)
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