On This Day

What Happened in February 1713

Historical Events


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Feb 1 The Kalabalik or Tumult in Bendery results from the Ottoman sultan's order that his unwelcome guest, King Charles XII of Sweden, be seized.

King of Sweden Charles XII
King of Sweden
Charles XII
  • Feb 10 Netherlands & Britain sign accord concerning anti-French Barrier [OS=Jan 31]
  • Feb 18 French invade under Jacques Cassard on Curacao
  • Feb 27 French troops bomb Willemstad, Curacao

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 13 Domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas, Spanish composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1751)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 11 Jahandar Shah, Mughal emperor of India (b. 1664)
  • Feb 15 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, writer, dies
  • Feb 25 Frederick I, King of Prussia (1701-13), dies at 55