- 1913 in Wales
This article is about the particular significance of the year 1913 to
Walesand its people.
Prince of Wales- Edward, Prince of Wales, son of King George V of the United Kingdom
Princess of Wales- "vacant"
Archdruidof the National Eisteddfod of Wales- Dyfed
14 October- Senghenydd Colliery Disaster: 439 men are killed in a mining accident at Universal Colliery, Senghenydd- the worst accident in British mining history. 1913 is the peak year for coal production in Wales.
27 October- A tornadohit South Wales, killing four people. [http://www.geologywales.co.uk/storms/1913.htm]
William Henry Hoare Vincentis knighted.
CarmarthenFarm Institute is founded - the first of its kind.
*Monmouthshire Training College is founded at
Caerleon, with Sir Edward Anwylas its first principal.
Arts and literature
National Eisteddfod of Wales- held in Abergavenny
Thomas Jacob Thomas
William Evans (Wil Ifan)
Frances Hoggan- "American Negro Women During Their First Fifty Years of Freedom"
Thomas Gwynn Jones- "Cofiant Thomas Gee"
John Morris-Jones- "Welsh Grammar: Historical and Comparative"
Moelona- "Teulu Bach Nantoer"
Edward Thomas- "The Happy-Go-Lucky Morgans"
*"Ivanhoe" is filmed at
Boxing- Bill Beynonwins the British bantamweightchampionship.
18 January- Wales are defeated 12–0 in a game played at the National Stadium, Cardiff
29 March- Ronald Stuart Thomas, poet
27 May- Mervyn Stockwood, Anglican bishop
5 June- Moelwyn Merchant, poet and novelist
6 July- Gwyn Thomas, author
23 July- Michael Foot, politician, MP for Ebbw Vale 1960-1992
28 September- Edith Pargeter, Shropshire novelist
16 February(in Australia) - Lewis Thomas, colliery proprietor and politician
11 March- Charles Morgan, Viscount Tredegar
19 March- John Thomas (Pencerdd Gwalia), harpist
30 March- Sidney Herbert, 14th Earl of Pembroke
3 April- Henry Matthews, 1st Viscount Llandaff, politician
15 April- William Jones, Victoria Cross recipient
4 June- Stuart Rendel, 1st Baron Rendel, politician
6 November- Sir William Henry Preece, engineer
7 November- Alfred Russel Wallace, scientist
John Jones (Coch Bach y Bala), notorious criminal
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