On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1728

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hunter, Scottish surgeon and founder of pathological anatomy in England, born in Long Calderwood, Scotland (d. 1793)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestCotton Mather

Cotton Mather, American Puritan minister (Salem witchcraft trials), dies at 65

Puritan Minister Cotton Mather
Puritan Minister
Cotton Mather

1728 Highlights

About February 13, 1728

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 292 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius