Historical Events Happened In February - 13
Thursday, 05 May 2016
1948 Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England on February - 13.
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 A's change name of Shibe Park to Connie Mack Stadium on February - 13.
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 Frank Selvey scores 100 points for Furman beating Newberry 149-95 on February - 13.
1955 Israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls on February - 13.
1955 On February - 13 israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls
1956 On this day in history kYW-AM in Philadelphia Penn gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland
1957 On this day in history southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans
1958 Georges Rouault, French painter (Christ aux outrages), dies at 86 on February - 13.
1959 On this day in history barbie doll goes on sale
1959 Miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns on this day in history.
1959 William L Axt, composer, dies at 70 on February - 13.
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 February - 13.
1960 On February - 13 the French test their first atomic bomb in the Sahara
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 February - 13 frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Brothers Records
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 US male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti on this day in history.
1965 On February - 13 jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies
1966 On February - 13 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1966 On February - 13 elio Vittorini, writer, dies
1968 US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam on February - 13.
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 Suriname government of Pengel resigns on February - 13.
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 this day in history.