Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Friday, 31 October 2014
1948 Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England on February - 13.
1952 On February - 13 rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win
1952 On this day in history alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
1953 On February - 13 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 On this day in history frank Selvey scores 100 points for Furman beating Newberry 149-95
1955 On February - 13 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 On this day in history southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans
1958 On February - 13 georges Rouault, French painter (Christ aux outrages), dies at 86
1959 Barbie doll goes on sale on this day in history.
1959 On February - 13 miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns
1959 On February - 13 william L Axt, composer, dies at 70
1960 France enters the nuclear era when it explodes its first atomic bomb on February - 13.
1960 France performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria on this day in history.
1960 The French test their first atomic bomb in the Sahara on this day in history.
1960 On February - 13 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs
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 February - 13 soviet Union fires a rocket from Sputnik V to Venus
1963 On February - 13 harry Steers, bowling hall of famer, dies
1965 On February - 13 quebec Liquor Board Employees end 70-day strike. How dry they were in the province!!
1965 US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming on February - 13.
1965 US male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies
1966 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1966 On February - 13 elio Vittorini, writer, dies
1968 US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam on this day in history.
1968 Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1969 Mary Hopkin's Postcard album on Apple is released on February - 13.
1969 On this day in history suriname government of Pengel resigns
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 February - 13.