Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Saturday, 20 September 2014
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 On this day in history 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 February - 13.
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 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 Georges Rouault, French painter (Christ aux outrages), dies at 86 on February - 13.
1959 Barbie doll goes on sale on this day in history.
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 February - 13 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 this day in history.
1960 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs on February - 13.
1960 Delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1961 Frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Brothers Records on this day in history.
1961 Soviet Union fires a rocket from Sputnik V to Venus on February - 13.
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 February - 13.
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 February - 13 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 On this day in history mary Hopkin's Postcard album on Apple is released
1969 Suriname government of Pengel resigns on February - 13.
1970 Man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi on February - 13.
1970 On February - 13 herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies