Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Wednesday, 01 June 2016
1948 Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England on February - 13.
1952 Rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win on February - 13.
1952 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1953 A's change name of Shibe Park to Connie Mack Stadium on February - 13.
1954 On February - 13 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 On this day in history israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls
1955 On February - 13 israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls
1956 On this day in history kYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland
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 Barbie doll goes on sale on February - 13.
1959 On February - 13 miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns
1959 William L Axt, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 The French test their first atomic bomb in the Sahara on February - 13.
1960 On February - 13 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs
1960 On February - 13 delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79
1961 Frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Brothers Records on this day in history.
1961 On February - 13 soviet Union fires a rocket from Sputnik V to Venus
1963 On this day in history harry Steers, bowling hall of famer, dies
1965 Quebec Liquor Board Employees end 70-day strike. How dry they were in the province!! on this day in history.
1965 US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming on February - 13.
1965 On February - 13 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti
1965 On this day in history jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies
1966 On February - 13 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1966 On this day in history elio Vittorini, writer, dies
1968 US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87
1969 Mary Hopkin's Postcard album on Apple is released on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history suriname government of Pengel resigns
1970 On February - 13 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 February - 13.