BORN TODAY: RAF Halton, the air force base near Wendover in Buckinghamshire, England.
~ Also, in Chatham Islands in the South Pacific, Chatham Island Radio.
World Affairs (Second Balkan War): In Constantinople, representatives of Bulgaria and Turkey agree the delineation of the new Thracian border separating the two countries. [The Spectator, 20th September 1913]
Law, order and labour relations:
~ In the Colorado coalfields, at the Ludlow tented camp of striking miners evicted from their homes, company guard who has raped a number of miners’ wives, is shot dead.
~ In Ireland 300 striking farm workers from Swords, North of Dublin, march into Dublin, accompanied by the Swords pipe and drum band, to take part in labour demonstrations.
Society and culture: In Heidelberg, Germany Princess Sophie Augustine Ida Karoline Pauline Agnes Elisabeth Ernestine von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach, aged 25, shoots herself after her family refuse to allow her to marry the son of a local banker.
Music and entertainment: On Broadway, the Al Jolson musical “The Honeymoon Express” begins an eight month tour, including the songs: :The Spaniard That Blighted My Life”; “You Made Me Love You”; and “Who Paid the Rent for Mrs Rip Van Winkle ?”.