13 February It Happened Today
1542 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of King Henry VIII, is executed for treason.
1903 Birth of the Belgian novelist Georges Simenon, notable for the Maigret crime novels.
1934 Birth of American actor George Segal.
1958 Death of British suffragette, Dame Christabel Pankhurst.
2002 The trial of former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic begins in the Hague. He is accused of genocide and war crimes during conflict in the Balkans.