Saturday 13 December 1913
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
The Battle of Shiloh, directed by Joseph Smiley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913
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- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
- Arnold Brown: English-Canadian missionary 11th General of The Salvation Army (d. 2002).
- Jimmy Carroll New York City: New York, pianist (Most Important People).
- John Wyndham: Pope-Hennessy English art historian.
- Mona Lisa stolen in August 1911 returned to Louvre
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- Peg O' My Heart - Henry Burr
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