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Historical Events Happened In February - 13

Saturday, 19 April 2014

1948  Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win  

1952  On this day in history alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71  

1953  A's change name of Shibe Park to Connie Mack Stadium on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history 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  Israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1957  Southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans on this day in history.  

1958  Georges Rouault, French painter (Christ aux outrages), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1959  Barbie doll goes on sale on this day in history.  

1959  Miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns on this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 perfs  

1960  On this day in history delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies  

1966  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1970  On this day in history 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.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1440  On this day in history birth of hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian  

1457  Mary of Burgundy, daughter of Charles the Bold and wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1482) was born on this day in history.  

1480  On this day in history birth of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1542)  

1599  Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) was born on this day in history.  

1610  Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of johann Sigismund Kusser, composer  

Famous Deaths In February - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0858  On this day in history death of kenneth I of Scotland  

1130  On this day in history honorius II, [Lamberto], Pope (1124-30), dies  

1141  Death of Béla II of Hungary (b. 1110) on this day in history.  

1199  On this day in history stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies  

1219  Death of Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun (b. 1192) on this day in history.  

1237  On this day in history death of jordanus of Saxon, 2nd general of Dominicans, drowns  

1315  Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies on this day in history.  

1332  On this day in history andronicus II Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1282-1328)/monk, dies