February 1813 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 23 1st US raw cotton-to-cloth mill founded in Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Feb 27 1st federal vaccination legislation enacted
  • Feb 27 US Congress authorizes use of steamboats to transport mail

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 8 Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist
  • Feb 11 Otto Ludwig, German writer and critic (d. 1865)
  • Feb 13 Charles Pierre Schimpf, governor of Suriname (1855-59)
  • Feb 14 John McNeil, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 1891)
  • Feb 16 Joseph Reid Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) (d. 1892)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 13 Samuel Ashe, Governor of North Carolina (b. 1725)

Person of interestRobert R. Livingston

Feb 26 Robert R. Livingston, US diplomat (Declaration of Independence), dies at 66

American Founding Father Robert R. Livingston
American Founding Father
Robert R. Livingston