August 1913 calendar

August 1913

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1913.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1913: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1913?


  • 03 Aug 1913 A major labour dispute, known as the Wheatland Hop Riot, starts in Wheatland, California.
  • 04 Aug 1913 In China, the province of Chungking declares independence Chinese Republican forces crush the rebellion in a couple of weeks.
  • 08 Aug 1913 Richard Corfields Camel Corps opens Mad Mullah in Burao Somalia
  • 10 Aug 1913 2nd Balkan War ends, Treaty of Bucharest, Bulgaria loses
  • 13 Aug 1913 Otto Witte, an acrobat, is purportedly crowned King of Albania.
  • 16 Aug 1913 Tōhoku Imperial University of Japan (modern day Tohoku University) becomes the first university in Japan to admit female students.
  • 20 Aug 1913 Piotr Nesterow 1st flight (Kiev Ukraine)
  • 22 Aug 1913 Robert Martineau, Bishop of Blackburn
  • 23 Aug 1913 The statue of ''The Little Mermaid'' is unveiled in Copenhagen.
  • 26 Aug 1913 33rd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats R N Williams (64 57 63 61)
  • 28 Aug 1913 Queen Wilhelmina opens the Peace Palace in The Hague.
  • 29 Aug 1913 Pieter Cort Van de Linden forms Dutch government
  • 31 Aug 1913 Soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven Netherlands
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1913?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - You Can't Play Every Instrument in the Band
  2. - Sweethearts
  3. - The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
  4. - Ave Maria
  5. - Last Night Was the End of the World


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?