The ability to research and experience historical events is a very valuable asset. The past events are what define the world today. The year 1913 was full of such historical events, some of which being the reopening of the Grand Central Terminal in New York, the 16th Amendment to the United States Constitution, the Second Balkan War, the return of the Mona Lisa to France, and much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 1, 1913
The authority to classify and censor films is given to the British Board of Film Censors.
January 23, 1913
Ismail Enver comes to power in the 1913 Ottoman coup d'etat.
February 1, 1913
The construction of New York City's Grand Central Terminal is completed and the terminal is reopened as the largest railroad station in the world.
February 3, 1913
The Federal government is authorized to impose and collect income taxes by the ratification of the 16th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
March 3, 1913
Washington, D.C.'s Woman Suffrage Parade is led on horseback by Inez Milholland.
March 7, 1913
The British freighter Alum Chine explodes at the Baltimore harbor, carrying 343 tons of dynamite.
March 12, 1913
Canberra begins being built as the new federal capital of Australia.
March 13, 1913
After his self-imposed exile in the United States, Pancho Villa returns to Mexico during the Mexican Revolution.
March 18, 1913
The assassination of King George I of Greece after 50 years on the throne leads his son, Constantine, to succeed him.
March 20, 1913
An assassination attempt on a founder of the Chinese nationalist party, Sung Chiao-jen, is made and he dies two days later.
April 5, 1913
The United States Soccer Federation is formed.
April 8, 1913
The passing of the Seventeenth Amendment to the United States Constitution occurs, imposing the direct election of senators.
May 3, 1913
The first full-length Indian feature film, Raja Harishchandra, is released and marks the beginning of the Indian film industry.
June 1, 1913
The Second Balkan War is brought upon by the signing of the Greek-Serbian Treaty of Alliance.
June 18, 1913
Arab nationalists meet to discuss desired reforms under the Ottoman Empire for the opening of the Arab Congress of 1913.
June 19, 1913
Blacks are forbidden from owning or buying land from whites by the Parliament of South Africa.