Historical Events For February - 13
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
1948 On this day in history wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England
1952 Rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win on this day in history.
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 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 February - 13.
1955 On this day in history israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls
1955 Israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls on February - 13.
1956 On this day in history kYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland
1957 Southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans on February - 13.
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 this day in history miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns
1959 William L Axt, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1960 On February - 13 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 Frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Brothers Records on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history soviet Union fires a rocket from Sputnik V to Venus
1963 On February - 13 harry Steers, bowling hall of famer, dies
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 February - 13.
1965 On February - 13 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti
1965 On this day in history jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies
1966 On February - 13 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1966 On this day in history elio Vittorini, writer, dies
1968 On February - 13 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 this day in history.
1970 On February - 13 herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies