16th July 1913 (Wednesday)

BORN TODAY: in the Achhati district of Basti in Uttar Predesh, India – Swami Guru Shantanand Sarawait Ji Maharaj, swami (ascetic, yogi).

Also – In Livno (then in Austria-Hungary, soon in the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, later in Yugoslavia and now in Bosnia-Herzegovina) – Hasan Brkić, Bosnian Muslim and Yugoslav partisan who served as President of the Executive Council of the Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (part of Yugoslavia) from 1963 to 1965.

Labour Relations: in England’s “Black country” (industrial Midland region) a strike of over 30.000 men is called off after employers to agree to a raise in pay which will meet the strikers demands in full subject to 6 months satisfactory working.

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