On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1837

Historical Events

  • Riot in New York due to a combination of poverty and increase in the cost of flour

Famous Birthdays

  • Valentin Zubiaurre, Spanish composer (Ferdinand Set), and educator, born in Garay, Biscay, Spain (d. 1914)

Famous Deaths

  • Mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809
1837 Highlights

About February 13, 1837

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius