What Happened in February 1813

Historical Events

  • Feb 23 1st US raw cotton-to-cloth mill founded in Waltham, Mass
  • Feb 27 1st federal vaccination legislation enacted
  • Feb 27 USnCongress authorizes use of steamboats to transport mail

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 8 Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist
  • Feb 11 Otto Ludwig, German writer and critic (d. 1865)
  • Feb 13 Charles Pierre Schimpf, governor of Suriname (1855-59)
  • Feb 14 Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer
  • Feb 14 John McNeil, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1891)
  • Feb 16 Joseph Reid Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) (d. 1892)
  • Feb 16 Semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 13 Samuel Ashe, Governor of North Carolina (b. 1725)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 26 Robert R. Livingston, US diplomat (Declaration of Independence), dies at 66

American Founding Father Robert R. Livingston
American Founding Father
Robert R. Livingston