13 February: Are you wondering what special day is today since the number ‘13’ is usually associated with something bad?
Do you want to find out if only bad things happened on this day in history on 13th February or were there some good things too? Let’s find out!
What Happened Today? On This Day in History: 13 February
- In 1689, William and Mary became the king and queen of England after the Glorious Revolution.
- In 1960, the first French atomic bomb was detonated on this day in the Sahara desert.
- In 2002, fox hunting became illegal in Scotland after the Protection of Wild Mammals Bill was passed.
- In 2008, Kevin Rudd, the Australian Prime Minister, apologized to the aboriginal people of Australia for the atrocities they faced from the earlier administrations.
Birth Anniversaries (13 February)
- In 1879, the famous Indian political activist and poet, Sarojini Naidu was born on this day.
- In 1885, Bess Truman, the First Lady of the United States and wife of President Truman, was born.
- In 1933, the American actress Kim Novak was born.
- In 1942, the famous American actress Carol Lynley was born.
- In 1950, Peter Gabriel, a famous British musician, was born.
Death Anniversaries (13 February)
- In 1883, Richard Wagner, the famous German composer, died at 69.
- In 2002, the famous American musician Waylon Jennings died.
- In 2014, the American actor Ralph Waite died.
- In 2016, Antonin Scalia, the famous American associate justice at America’s Supreme court, died.
What Special Day is Today: 13 February
- Kiss Day is celebrated as a part of Valentine’s Day week.
- International Condom Day is celebrated globally on this day.
- World Radio Day is celebrated worldwide.
- International Natural Day is celebrated around the world.
So, how do you feel about the events that happened on this day in history on 13th February? Now you know what special day is today.
Please drop a comment and let us know how you feel about this day and if you would like to share some more events that we might have missed out on!
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