22nd September 1913 (Monday)

BORN TODAY: in Bedford, England – Hubert Horace Lamb, founder and first director of the climatic research unit at the University of East Anglia.


World Affairs: The “Edmonton Capital” newspaper, in Alberta, Canada, reports the situation in Albania: “Anarchy reigns in Albania… Essad Pasha has raised the Austrian flag and refuses to surrender… Foreign Minister summons partisans…Greeks have arrested and persecuted a number of Albanians until they promise to submit”.


Labour Relations: In strike bound Dublin, the (British) army begins regular strike breaking duties, taking over escorts for deliveries to state bodies and publicly funded institutions.


Crime and punishment: in Boggo Road Prison, Brisbane, Ernest Austin becomes the last man to be hanged in Queensland, for the rape and murder of 11 year old Ivy Mitchell.



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