Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
1948 On this day in history wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England
1952 Rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win on this day in history.
1952 On February - 13 alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
1953 On February - 13 a's change name of Shibe Park to Connie Mack Stadium
1954 The Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway is opened between Sept Isles, Que. and Schefferville, Labrador, construction having commenced in 1950 on this day in history.
1954 On February - 13 frank Selvey scores 100 points for Furman beating Newberry 149-95
1955 Israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls on this day in history.
1955 Israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls on this day in history.
1956 KYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland on February - 13.
1957 On February - 13 southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans
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 February - 13 miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns
1959 William L Axt, composer, dies at 70 on February - 13.
1960 France enters the nuclear era when it explodes its first atomic bomb on February - 13.
1960 On this day in history france performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria
1960 On February - 13 the French test their first atomic bomb in the Sahara
1960 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs on this day in history.
1960 Delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1961 On February - 13 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 February - 13 harry Steers, bowling hall of famer, dies
1965 Quebec Liquor Board Employees end 70-day strike. How dry they were in the province!! on February - 13.
1965 US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti
1965 Jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies on February - 13.
1966 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
1966 Elio Vittorini, writer, dies on this day in history.
1968 On February - 13 uS sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam
1968 On February - 13 ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87
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 On this day in history man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi
1970 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies on this day in history.