What happen in May 1913?

What happen in May 1913?

May 30, 1913 (Friday) The First Balkan War formally ended with the signing of the Treaty of London between the Ottoman Empire and the Balkan League (Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Montenegro). The Ottoman Turks ceded almost all of their European territories to the Balkan nations.

What was happening in India in 1913?

Beginning of Indian Film Industry. 6 November – Mohandas Gandhi is arrested while leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa. Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941), Bengali poet, got the Nobel Prize in Literature for his book of lyrics called Gitanjali translated into English by himself.

What was happening in England in 1913?

21 April – the Cunard ocean liner RMS Aquitania, built by John Brown & Company, is launched on the River Clyde. 9 May–11 July – major industrial strike in the Black Country of England. 20 May – the first ever Chelsea Flower Show is held in London.

What happened March 4th 1913?

March 4, 1913 (Tuesday) Hours before leaving office, outgoing U.S. President William Howard Taft signed legislation creating the United States Department of Labor. The former Department of Commerce and Labor was renamed as the United States Department of Commerce.

What big event happened in 1913?

April–June. April 5 – The United States Soccer Federation is formed. April 8 – The Seventeenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, dictating the direct election of senators. April 24 – The Woolworth Building opens in New York City.

What is the book 1913 about?

In Britain in 1913, people read the The Triumph of Life by German biologist Wilhelm Bölsche, who turns Darwin’s notion of evolutionary struggle on its head and argues that human beings are getting on marvellously. A few broodier minds are already thinking about war, but Illies is keen to expose their vanity.

What was the campaign that Mahatma Gandhi started in 1913?

The big march
The big march officially began on 6 November 1913 at 6.30 in the morning. Two thousand and thirty-seven men, 127 women and 57 children made up the long and determined line of marchers. During the march Gandhi was arrested and let out on bail three times, but the march continued.

Who ruled Britain in 1913?

George V
Imperial Durbar 12 December 1911
Predecessor Edward VII
Successor Edward VIII
Born Prince George of Wales3 June 1865 Marlborough House, Westminster, Middlesex, England

Why is the year 1913 important?

Woodrow Wilson is sworn in as the 28th President of the United States, and Thomas R. Marshall is sworn in as Vice President of the United States. The U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Department of Labor are established by splitting the duties of the 10-year-old Department of Commerce and Labor.

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