Sunday 13 December 1914
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Larry Parks and Alan Bullock.
The Egyptian Mummy, directed by Lee Beggs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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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.
- Larry Parks: American actor who made a debut on Broadway in 1937 and in film in 1941 in "Mystery Ship.
- Alan Bullock: British author of the first biography of Hitler written in any language.
- Samuel "Larry" K Parks: Olathe, Kansas -- Actor (Jolson-Jolson Story).
- Alan L: Bullock British historian.
- Yves Roumajon: French psychiatrist.
- Larry Noble: English comedian and actor (d. 1993).