On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1883

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bainbridge Crist, composer
  • Harold "Hal" Chase, baseball player and manager

Famous Deaths

  • Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian and author (In the Forests), dies at 64 [OS=Feb 01]

Person of interestRichard Wagner

Richard Wagner, German composer (The Ring of the Nibelung, The Flying Dutchman), dies at 69

Composer Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner