20th August 1913 (Wednesday)

BORN TODAY: place unknown – Marta Husemann (born Marta Wolter, later Marta Jendretzky)  dressmaker, actress, member of the German communist party, prisoner of the Reich, member of the resistance and post war East German apparatchik.

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marta_Husemann

Sport: In Kiev (now in Ukraine) Imperial Russia begins its first, four day, “Olympics” event, with over 600 competitors from 21 cities of the Russian Empire.

http://philatelynews.com/2013/ukraine/100-years-of-the-first-russian-olympiad-kiev-1913/

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