On This Day

What Happened in February 1613

Historical Events

  • Feb 7 Michail Romanov (aged 16) becomes Tsar of Russia
  • Feb 20 Gerard Reynst appointed Governor-General of Dutch East Indies
  • Feb 21 Michael Romanov, son of Patriarch of Moscow, elected first Russian Tsar of the house of Romanov

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 2 Noël Chabanel, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1649)

Famous Weddings

  • Feb 14 King James I's daughter Elizabeth marries Frederik
  • Feb 24 English princess Elizabeth marries Earl Frederik of Palts