Historical Events for December 1913

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Events 1 - 22 of 22

1st - 1st drive-up gasoline station opens (Pitts)
1st - Continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2:38)
1st - Flag of Greece officially raised at Firka Fortress, Chania Crete symbolising the union of Crete and Greece.
2nd - Archdiocese of Managua created
2nd - French Government -Barthou falls due to overtime conscription
6th - White Sox beat Giants 9-4 in exhibition game in Tokyo
8th - Construction starts on Palace of Fine Arts in SF
9th - Heavyweight Jack Johnson-Jim Johnson fight to no decision in Paris
9th - John K Tener becomes president of baseball's National League
10th - Kamerlingh Onnes receives Nobel prize for physics
11th - "Mona Lisa", stolen from the Louvre Museum in 1911, recovered
12th - Hebrew language officially used to teach in Palestinian schools
13th - British foreign minister Sir Edward Grey proposes that southern Albania be divided between Greece and Albania with compensation to Greece in the Aegean islands
14th - Greece formally takes possession of Crete
15th - Nicaragua becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie ChaplinComedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin 16th - Charlie Chaplin began his film career at Keystone for $150 a week
18th - The Indian Inquiry Commission, also known as the Solomon Commission, commences its sittings in Pretoria
19th - Jack Johnson fights Jim Johnson to a draw in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
21st - 1st crossword puzzle (with 32 clues) printed in NY World
23rd - President Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law
29th - 1st movie serial, "Adventures of Kathlyn," premieres in Chicago
30th - Barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 & 9-103)

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