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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.  

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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 this day in history.  

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  On February - 13 birth of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1542)  

1599  Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67) was born on February - 13.  

1610  Jean de la Badie, French divine, founder of Lagardists was born on February - 13.  

1622  On February - 13 birth of adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized  

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 February - 13 death of kenneth I of Scotland  

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

1141  On this day in history death of béla II of Hungary (b. 1110)  

1199  On February - 13 stefanus Nemanja (Symeon), monk, dies  

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

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

1315  On February - 13 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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