Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
- Walls and District Agricultural Society was founded. The first President was Dr. James C. Bowie
- Between 1913, and 1920 the tree plantations at Flemington House, were formed by Dr. George Munro
- Author Gordon Donaldson was born.
- The Guiding Light, a steel hulled vessel, from Lerwick and for Hull, England went ashore and stuck fast during thick fog, at an unidentified location, believed to be on Shetland before or during 1913
- The Board of Agriculture of Scotland instituted an experiment for the improvement of Shetland Sheep.
An un-named or unidentified wooden hulled coal storage hulk or barge, empty and in ballast, 80 net tons, registered in Shetland, drove ashore from moorings in Hos Wick at Broonies Taing Sandwick during heavy weather, becoming a total loss.
The Christina, a wooden hulled sail smack carrying a general cargo, of Reawick, foundered at a position 0.25 miles E of "Score Holm". Presumed to have been either Easter Score Holm or North Score Holm, SE of Rea Wick.
The Guilding Light (LK1123), of Lerwick, sank after being involved in collision with a Lowestoft, England fishing drifter 8-10 miles off Sumburgh Head.
Jo Grimond born in St. Andrews