8th September 1913 (Monday)

BORN TODAY: in Vienna, Austria – Franz “Mike” Balluck, Munchkin at 26.


Poetry: The Irish Times publishes W.B Yeats’s poem “Romance in Ireland”, subsequently known as “September 1913”.


Transport: The city of Napier, on the East Coast of New Zealand’s North Island, opens it electric tram line to Port Ahuriri. It will operate until 1931 when it is damaged by an earthquake and replaced by a bus service.



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