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    100 Years Ago Today - January 6th, 1913

    Geo Beats

    by Geo Beats

    What was happending in the world 100 years ago on January th, 1913.

    What was happening in the world on January 6th, 1913. Here are 5 stories from New York Times.

    Number 5 – Turkey is given an ultimatum by the allies as the events unfold, leading to the first World War. Allies ended up invading Turkey in April, 1915.

    Number 4 – A Boston physician claims that he has the formula for creating the perfect woman and is testing it out on his 2 1/2 year old daughter. The little girl has never eaten any meat and sleeps in a room with two open windows regardless of the weather. Her dinner time is fixed everyday at 1:30 pm.

    Number 3 – An advertisement offers to take party-goer’s from New York City to New Orleans Mardi Gras on a ship for $40. Time it would take you to get there - 5 days. Slower than today, but sounds like a lot more fun.

    Number 2 – Hundreds scoured Rockaway Beach for treasures from sunken ships after a wind storm swept away several inches of sand. Total value of items found by the hundreds of men and boys was $2,000 - that amount having much higher value at the time.

    Number 1 – During a lecture at the Harvard Medical School, Charles Eliot declares that preventative medicine will prevent poverty, industrial disputes and will support international peace. Preventative medicine has had amazing results throughout the last 100 years, but international peace has not been one of them.