Sheepshead Bay in 1913
- Art student John A. Fitzsimmons is hired
by animator/artist Windsor McCay to help draw "Gertie The
Dinosaur", making him the first assistant animator or
“clean-up artist”. Fitzsimmons also assists on "The
Sinking of the Lusitania", among other early animation
Born this Year...
The World in 1913...
1913 Photo Gallery...
1913 at the track...
- Tracks in New York are closed from 1910 through 1913
as the state bans all forms of wagering on horse races.