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Historical Events Happened In February - 13

Friday, 26 August 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 this day in history.  

1952  Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1953  On February - 13 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  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  Israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls on February - 13.  

1956  KYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland on February - 13.  

1957  On February - 13 southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans  

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1958  Georges Rouault, French painter (Christ aux outrages), dies at 86 on February - 13.  

1959  On February - 13 barbie doll goes on sale  

1959  On February - 13 miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns  

1959  On this day in history william L Axt, composer, dies at 70  

1960  France enters the nuclear era when it explodes its first atomic bomb on this day in history.  

1960  France performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria on February - 13.  

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  On February - 13 delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79  

1961  Frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Brothers Records on February - 13.  

1961  Soviet Union fires a rocket from Sputnik V to Venus on this day in history.  

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 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 February - 13 elio Vittorini, writer, dies  

1968  US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam on February - 13.  

1968  On this day in history ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87  

1969  Mary Hopkin's Postcard album on Apple is released on this day in history.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1440  Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian was born on February - 13.  

1457  On February - 13 birth of mary of Burgundy, daughter of Charles the Bold and wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1482)  

1480  Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1542) was born on February - 13.  

1599  On this day in history birth of alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67)  

1610  On February - 13 birth of jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists  

1622  Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1658  Jan B Wellekens, Dutch poet/painter was born on this day in history.  

1660  Johann Sigismund Kusser, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0858  Death of Kenneth I of Scotland on February - 13.  

1130  Honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies on this day in history.  

1141  On February - 13 death of béla II of Hungary (b. 1110)  

1199  Stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies on February - 13.  

1219  On February - 13 death of minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun (b. 1192)  

1237  Death of Jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns on this day in history.  

1315  On this day in history jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies  

1332  On February - 13 andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies  

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