On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1917

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari is arrested in Paris on suspicion that she is a German spy

Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy Mata Hari
Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy
Mata Hari

Famous Birthdays

  • Polly Rose, actress (Myrtle-Love That Jill)

Famous Deaths

  • Joel Angel, Russian musicologist and composer, dies at 48
1917 Highlights

About February 13, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius