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The authority to classify and censor films is given to the British Board of Film Censors.
Ismail Enver comes to power in the 1913 Ottoman coup d'etat. Read More
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.
The Federal government is authorized to impose and collect income taxes by the ratification of the 16th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Washington, D.C.'s Woman Suffrage Parade is led on horseback by Inez Milholland. Read More
The British freighter Alum Chine explodes at the Baltimore harbor, carrying 343 tons of dynamite.
Canberra begins being built as the new federal capital of Australia.
After his self-imposed exile in the United States, Pancho Villa returns to Mexico during the Mexican Revolution.
The assassination of King George I of Greece after 50 years on the throne leads his son, Constantine, to succeed him.
An assassination attempt on a founder of the Chinese nationalist party, Sung Chiao-jen, is made and he dies two days later.
The United States Soccer Federation is formed. Read More
The passing of the Seventeenth Amendment to the United States Constitution occurs, imposing the direct election of senators.
The first full-length Indian feature film, Raja Harishchandra, is released and marks the beginning of the Indian film industry.
The Second Balkan War is brought upon by the signing of the Greek-Serbian Treaty of Alliance.
Arab nationalists meet to discuss desired reforms under the Ottoman Empire for the opening of the Arab Congress of 1913.
Blacks are forbidden from owning or buying land from whites by the Parliament of South Africa.
The Second Balkan War begins. Read More
The Chinese province of Chungking declares independence and the rebellion is crushed by Chinese Republican forces in a couple of weeks.
Harry Brearley invents stainless steel in Sheffield. Read More
The first oil-fired battleship, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, launches at Portsmouth Dockyard.
The German Life-Saving Society, DLRG, is founded. Read More
The first automobile road across the United States is dedicated as the Lincoln Highway. Read More
Mohandas Gandhi is arrested for leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa.
19 ships and more than 250 lives are taken in the Great Lakes Storm of 1913. Read More
Vincenzo Perugia is arrested in Florence for attempting to sell the Mona Lisa.
Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act created the central banking system of the United States, the Federal Reserve System.
The Mona Lisa is returned to France by Italy. Read More
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