On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1883

Famous Birthdays

  • Bainbridge Crist, American composer (Egyptian Impressions), born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana (d. 1969)
  • Harold "Hal" Chase, baseball player and manager

Famous Deaths

Person of interestRichard Wagner

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

Composer Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner

1883 Highlights

About February 13, 1883

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius