February 1913 calendar

February 1913

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1913.
The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1913: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1913?


  • 02 Feb 1913 New York football Giants sign Jim Thorpe
  • 03 Feb 1913 16th Amendment, federal income tax, ratified.
  • 04 Feb 1913 National Institute of Arts and Letters founded.
  • 05 Feb 1913 Greek military aviators, Michael Moutoussis and Aristeidis Moraitinis perform the first naval air mission in history, with a Farman MF.7 hydroplane.
  • 09 Feb 1913 A group of meteors is visible across much of the eastern seaboard of North and South America, leading astronomers to conclude the source had been a small, short-lived natural satellite of the Earth.
  • 10 Feb 1913 Edward Sheldons "Romance" premieres in New York City, New York.
  • 13 Feb 1913 Mexican Revolution: Begins the episode known as ''La Decena Trágica'', the rebellion of some military chiefs against the President Francisco I. Madero.
  • 16 Feb 1913 President Taft agrees not to intervene in Mexico.
  • 17 Feb 1913 New York Armory Show introduces Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp to US public.
  • 18 Feb 1913 French painting "Nude Descending a Staircase" by Marcel DuChamp displayed at Armory Show in New York City, New York.
  • 19 Feb 1913 Mexican General V Huerta takes power with US support.
  • 20 Feb 1913 King O'Malley drives in the first survey peg to mark commencement of work on the construction of Canberra.
  • 21 Feb 1913 Ioannina is incorporated into the Greek state after the Balkan Wars.
  • 22 Feb 1913 Mexican Revolution: Assassination of President Francisco I. Madero and Vice President José María Pino Suárez. Is succeeded by General Victoriano Huerta.
  • 25 Feb 1913 16th Amendment ratified, authorizing income tax.
  • 28 Feb 1913 6.8-m, 4000-kg elephant seal killed, South Georgia (South Atlantic).
  • 05 Feb 1913 Claudio Monteverdi's last opera L'incoronazione di Poppea was performed theatrically for the first time in more than 250 years.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in February 1913?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I've Got the Finest Man
  2. - Bagdad
  3. - When the Midnight Choo Choo Leaves for Alabam'
  4. - In the Gloaming
  5. - On the Mississippi


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?