Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
1948 On this day in history wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England
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 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 this day in history.
1955 On February - 13 israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls
1955 On this day in history israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls
1956 On February - 13 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 On this day in history barbie doll goes on sale
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 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79
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 February - 13.
1963 Harry Steers, bowling hall of famer, dies on this day in history.
1965 Quebec Liquor Board Employees end 70-day strike. How dry they were in the province!! on February - 13.
1965 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
1965 On February - 13 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti
1965 Jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies on this day in history.
1966 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history elio Vittorini, writer, dies
1968 On this day in history uS sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam
1968 On February - 13 ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87
1969 Mary Hopkin's Postcard album on Apple is released on February - 13.
1969 On February - 13 suriname government of Pengel resigns
1970 Man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi on February - 13.
1970 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies on February - 13.