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Historical Events Happened In February - 13

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1948  On this day in history wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England  

1952  On February - 13 rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win  

1952  On February - 13 alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71  

1953  On this day in history a's change name of Shibe Park to Connie Mack Stadium  

1954  On this day in history the Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway is opened between Sept Isles, Que. and Schefferville, Labrador, construction having commenced in 1950.  

1954  Frank Selvey scores 100 points for Furman beating Newberry 149-95 on February - 13.  

1955  Israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls on February - 13.  

1955  On February - 13 israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls  

1956  KYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland on February - 13.  

1957  Southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans on February - 13.  


1958  On this day in history georges Rouault, French painter (Christ aux outrages), dies at 86  

1959  On February - 13 barbie doll goes on sale  

1959  On this day in history miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns  

1959  William L Axt, composer, dies at 70 on February - 13.  

1960  On this day in history france enters the nuclear era when it explodes its first atomic bomb.  

1960  On February - 13 france performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria  

1960  The French test their first atomic bomb in the Sahara on February - 13.  

1960  "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs on February - 13.  

1960  On February - 13 delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79  

1961  On this day in history frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Brothers Records  

1961  On this day in history soviet Union fires a rocket from Sputnik V to Venus  

1963  On this day in history harry Steers, bowling hall of famer, dies  

1965  On this day in history quebec Liquor Board Employees end 70-day strike. How dry they were in the province!!  

1965  On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming  

1965  US male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti on this day in history.  

1965  Jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies on February - 13.  

1966  On February - 13 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

1966  Elio Vittorini, writer, dies on February - 13.  

1968  US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam on February - 13.  

1968  Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87 on February - 13.  

1969  On this day in history mary Hopkin's Postcard album on Apple is released  

1969  Suriname government of Pengel resigns on this day in history.  

1970  Man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi on this day in history.  

1970  On February - 13 herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1440  Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian was born on this day in history.  

1457  Mary of Burgundy, daughter of Charles the Bold and wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1482) was born on this day in history.  

1480  Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1542) was born on this day in history.  

1599  Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) was born on February - 13.  

1610  Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists was born on this day in history.  

1622  On this day in history birth of adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized  

1658  On this day in history birth of jan B Wellekens, Dutch poet/painter  

1660  Johann Sigismund Kusser, composer was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In February - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0858  On this day in history death of kenneth I of Scotland  

1130  Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on February - 13.  

1141  Death of Béla II of Hungary (b. 1110) on February - 13.  

1199  On February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies  

1219  Death of Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun (b. 1192) on this day in history.  

1237  Death of Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on February - 13.  

1315  On February - 13 jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies  

1332  On this day in history andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies  


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