What happened this day in history August 13, 1913

What are the important events that happened on August 13, 1913? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 13, 1913: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 13, 1913 is the 225th day of the year 1913 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 140 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 31, 1913 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaicosapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $18,954.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Ox is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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August 13, 1913 Historical Events

  • 1913
    First production in the UK of stainless steel by Harry Brearley.
  • 1913
    Otto Witte, an acrobat, is purportedly crowned King of Albania.

Who were born on August 13, 1913?

  • 1913
    Fred Davis, English snooker player (d. 1998)
  • 1913
    Makarios III, Archbishop and first President of Cyprus (d. 1977)

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