Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Tuesday, 25 October 2016
1948 Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England on this day in history.
1952 Rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win on February - 13.
1952 On February - 13 alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
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 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1957 Southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans on this day in history.
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 Miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns on February - 13.
1959 On February - 13 william L Axt, composer, dies at 70
1960 On this day in history france enters the nuclear era when it explodes its first atomic bomb.
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 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 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 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 On February - 13 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1966 Elio Vittorini, writer, dies on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history uS sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam
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 February - 13 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 this day in history.