5th September 1913 (Friday)

BORN TODAY: In Auckland, New Zealand – Olga Berry, who passed away in February 2013, aged 99 years.

Infamous Crimes: In the Manganui river, on New Zealand’s North Island, the body of “Virgin” is discovered half a mile below a bridge from which he is believed to have thrown himself. He had been the prime suspect in the “Kaimata Tragedy”, a recent multiple murder case.


Society and culture: In Adelaide, South Australia, the Wondergraph Theatre opens its doors to the public for the first time.



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