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On This Day: February 13th

This is 44th day of the year and 321 days remain in the year.

in history
1542
Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of King Henry VIII of England, was beheaded for adultery.
1866
The gang that included Jesse James and Cole Younger committed their first bank robbery in Liberty, Mo.
1867

Johann Strauss's Blue Danube waltz premiered in Vienna.

1935
Bruno Hauptmann was found guilty of murder in the Lindbergh kidnapping case.
1960
France exploded its first atomic bomb.
1974
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, who won the 1970 Nobel Prize for literature, was deported from the Soviet Union.
2002
The French judge was accused of throwing the pairs skating decision to the Russians at the Olympics.
February 13 BirthdaysChuck Yeager1923–, American Aviator.
Georges Simenonmystery writer
Grant Woodpainter
Elizabeth "Bess" TrumanFirst Lady
Sir Joseph Banksnaturalist
Kim Novakactress
William Shockleyphysicist
Stockard Channingactress



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