13th September 1913 (Saturday)


~ at Novo Selo in Cakovec, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now in Croatia) – Father Ivan Mihalic, Chaplain to the Croatian communities of Melbourne and (later) Adelaide, and later Cardinal of the Archdiocese of Adelaide.


~ In Chicago, Illinois – Herman Goldstine, mathematician and computer scientist who played an early pioneering role in the development of digital computers.


Early flight: Romanian aviator Aurel Vlaiku dies in air crash while trying to cross the Carpathian Mountain range.


Shipping Accidents: In Plymouth Sound, in South West England, the 150 tonne self-propelled Hopper Barge No. 42,  returning to Southampton from A Coruna in North West Spain runs aground on the breakwater. The crew are rescued and the vessel is floated off, but sinks nearby in the main shipping channel, where she rests to this day.


Science and technology: In India (now Pakistan) the Karachi electric Supply Company Limited is incorporated under the Indian Companies Act, 1882.

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