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This article is about the year 1913. For the number, see 1913 (number).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1880s  1890s  1900s  – 1910s –  1920s  1930s  1940s
Years: 1910 1911 191219131914 1915 1916
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Gregorian calendar 1913
Ab urbe condita 2666
Armenian calendar 1362
Assyrian calendar 6663
Bahá'í calendar 69–70
Bengali calendar 1320
Berber calendar 2863
British Regnal year Geo. 5 – 4 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2457
Burmese calendar 1275
Byzantine calendar 7421–7422
Chinese calendar 壬子(Water Rat)
4609 or 4549
    — to —
癸丑年 (Water Ox)
4610 or 4550
Coptic calendar 1629–1630
Discordian calendar 3079
Ethiopian calendar 1905–1906
Hebrew calendar 5673–5674
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1969–1970
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Holocene calendar 11913
Igbo calendar 913–914
Iranian calendar 1291–1292
Islamic calendar 1331–1332
Japanese calendar Taishō 2
Juche calendar 2
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4246
Minguo calendar ROC 2
Thai solar calendar 2456

1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter E), 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. Note that the Julian day for 1913 is 13 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.



Main article: January 1913
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  • The Centennial Year Industrial Exposition is announced for Canada


Main article: February 1913
February 1: New York's Grand Central Terminal as rebuilt.


Main article: March 1913
March 4: Wilson sworn in as the 28th president of the United States.
March 12: Australia begins building the new capital of Canberra.


Main article: April 1913


Main article: May 1913


Main article: June 1913


Main article: July 1913


Main article: August 1913


The Balkan boundaries after 1913


Main article: October 1913
Monument to the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig


Main article: November 1913


Main article: December 1913

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  1. ^ a b Cottrell, Peter (2009). The War for Ireland, 1913-1923. Oxford: Osprey. p. 14. ISBN 978-1-84603-9966. 
  2. ^ "Over 200 Lost in Storm". The New York Times. 1913-03-08. 
  3. ^ "British Steamer Lost". The Sydney Morning Herald. 1913-03-10. p. 9. Retrieved 2013-01-19. 
  4. ^ "Ship Blows Up". The New York Times. 1913-03-08. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  5. ^ "Study for Woolworth Building, New York". World Digital Library. 1910-12-10. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  6. ^ Radio Lab, Show 202: "Musical Language", New York: WNYC (21 April 2006). Host/Producer: Jad Abumrad, Co-Host: Robert Krulwich, Producer: Ellen Horne, Production Executives: Dean Capello and Mikel Ellcessor.
  7. ^ "BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour - Women's History Timeline: 1910 - 1919". Archived from the original on 6 January 2008. Retrieved 2007-11-30. 
  8. ^ "Statistics of urban localities (1908–2004)" (PDF). INE. 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-05. 
  9. ^ a b Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. p. 94. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  10. ^ "Airman Uses Parachute", New York Times, August 20, 1913
  11. ^ a b Yeates, Padraig (2009). "The Dublin 1913 Lockout". History Ireland 9 (2). Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  12. ^ Crowhurst, Richard (2005). "A History of Firsts: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard". TimeTravel-Britain.com. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 

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Built as a small cottage in 1913, it had undergone many modifications over the years, including the addition of a second floor in 1994. "It was very segmented," said Peter. "We wanted to open it up." To do that, the Ihrigs intended to relocate the ...

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Batavia Hospital 1913. This postcard of Batavia Hospital in 1913 is from the collection of James R. Owen of Batavia. The hospital was built on a site on North Street and in July 1902 a completed debt-free facility containing 12 beds was open. The cost ...

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