13th August 1913 (Wednesday)

BORN TODAY: Stainless Steel


World Affairs: In the UK House of Commons (Parliament) the First Lord of the Admiralty (Sir Winston Churchill)  is questioned over the navy’s increasing dependence on oil fuel, and – separately – on the current attempts to suppress “gun-running” in the Persian Gulf [Hansard].

In the Philippines, residents of the Talipao municipality on island of Jolo refuse to pay road tax imposed by their american occupiers, and fortify themselves for resistance at Mt. Talipao.


Restless Earth: The region of Bantam-Krakatau in Indonesia experiences a strong tectonic earthquake which damages the First Point (Ujung Kulon) Lighthouse.


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