21st August 1913 (Thursday)

BORN TODAY: in London, England – Diana Josephine Churchill, actress. No known relationship to Diana Spencer-Churchill (born 1909), eldest daughter of Sir Winston and Clementine Churchill.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-diana-churchill-1442835.html

Labour Relations: In Dublin, Ireland,  the Dublin lock-out escalates when two hundred tramway workers who have refused to leave the Irish Transport and General Workers Union (ITGWU) are sacked.

http://www.ifalpa.org/ifalpa-daily-news/conference-2013-dublin/678-dublin-marks-the-100th-anniversary-of-the-1913-lock-out.html

Sport: At Bilbao in Northern Spain, Spanish football fans witness the opening of the country’s first purpose built estadios de futbol.  The San-Mames stadium finally closed in May 2013 after 100 years of service to soccer, to be replaced by the “Nuevo San-Mames”.

osdeespana.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-is-not-requiem-goodbye-to-san-mames.html

Science, technology and society: At 8.05pm local time in Orangefield, Orange County, Califronia the Rio Bravo Oil company discovers oil.

http://orangeleader.com/local/x1253323722/Orangefield-celebrates-centennial-of-oil-discovery

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