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Timeline for 1913
20th century | 1910s

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In February 1913, news reached England that Captain Robert Scott had died in the Antarctic. (AUDIO: The Fog)

On 29 May, during a performance of Le Sacre du Printemps at the Ballets Russes, a riot broke out in the auditorium. Ace and a friend from the year 2000 were in theatre boxes at the time, while the Seventh Doctor was backstage with Nijinsky. (PROSE: Lungbarrow)

In August, Francois Lacombe left his native Alsace to work in Haiti. (PROSE: White Darkness)

In September, John Smith and his maid Martha Jones arrived at Farringham School for Boys, where the former took up the position of history master. (TV: Human Nature)

Farringham School for Boys. (TV: Human Nature)

On 31 October, the Doctor saved Guernsey from an unspecified threat, but couldn't save Celia Doras, who died at the age of three. (PROSE: Just War)

In November, the Nemesis statue passed Earth, heralding the outbreak of World War I in 1914. (TV: Silver Nemesis)

On the 10th and 11th of November, the Family of Blood arrived in Farringham on the trail of the Tenth Doctor, who had disguised himself as human schoolteacher John Smith. Smith reawoke as the Tenth Doctor, tricked the Family, destroyed their spaceship and subsequently punished them, making them live forever in doing so. (TV: Human Nature / The Family of Blood)

The Sixth Doctor and Peri Brown visited Ostend, Belgium, where they met Toby the Sapient Pig. (AUDIO: Year of the Pig)

Part of the Great Temple of the Aztecs was discovered by Gamio during excavations in Mexico City. (PROSE: The Left-Handed Hummingbird)

Thomas Edward Hawthorne was born. (PROSE: Nightshade)

Harding Wellman was killed in an avalanche while mountaineering in the Swiss Alps. (AUDIO: Winter for the Adept)