6th April 1913 (Sunday)

BORN TODAY, in Sydney, Australia – Eva Ensley Mary Scutts, later Mrs Basil Fanshawe Jagger of Surrey, England, and mother of Mick, Rock Legend, born 26th July 1943.

Migrants: Sonia Sophrin, a migrant from Russia, arrives in England to join other members of her family. After marrying Leonid Galpin, an electrical engineer (also from Russia) at the East London Synagogue in 1915 they will settle on Canvey Island in Essex.

Extreme Weather: In Future City, Illinois, the Ohio Valley floods cause the Ohio River to rise at the rate of 2 feet per hour. the river “relocates” all of the 200plus wooden homes and buildings in the town, which later all have to dragged back to town and anchored to trees. Around 170 properties are rescued and later still have to be returned to their proper locations.


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