Times change from week to week, in these volatile times, the world changes from day to day. Take a brief look at what was happening 100 years ago in 1913.
- January – Unemployment and Maternity Benfits are introduced
- February – Daniel Portergill takes a lease out on the Staff of Life beer house in Young Street and Whittaker Street Doncaster
Terms: £80 a year for seven years.
- March – England beat Wales 4-3 in the British football championships at Ashton Gate.
- April – John Kaye is voted into the position of Mayor of Doncaster for the year.
- May – In May 1913, Medals were awarded for gallantry displayed after the explosions which occurred on 9th July, 1912 at Cadeby Colliery.
- June – Emily Wilding Davison (11 October 1872 – 8 June 1913) an activist fighting for women’s suffrage in Britain. On 4 June 1913, stepped in front of King George V’s horse running in the Epsom Derby sustaining injuries that resulted in her death four days later.
- July – Hall Villa Estates, of Askern Road, Bentley sell off land in Toll Bar for residential development the first property to be built is a school.
- August – Brodsworth Main Colliery beat Bullcroft Main Colliery in the annual cricket match at Woodlands.
- September – The fifth Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry are away in Aberystwyth training.
- October – Over a hundred people injured when a force 6 Tornado struck the UK on Monday the 27th of October 1913.
- November – The Empire Palace Cinema in Denaby was open on 4th November.
- December – Yorkshire Main Colliery at Edlington wanted 200 Colliers. With the wage paid being from 8 shillings and three pence to 9 shillings per shift.