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
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.