Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Sunday, 21 December 2014
1948 Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England on February - 13.
1952 On this day in history 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 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 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 this day in history 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 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 February - 13.
1959 On February - 13 miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns
1959 On February - 13 william L Axt, composer, dies at 70
1960 On February - 13 france enters the nuclear era when it explodes its first atomic bomb.
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 "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 Soviet Union fires a rocket from Sputnik V to Venus on this day in history.
1963 On February - 13 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 February - 13.
1965 On February - 13 jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies
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 US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam on February - 13.
1968 Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history mary Hopkin's Postcard album on Apple is released
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 On February - 13 herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies