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 This day in History - February 13
409 Historic Events for February 13
1970

Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for Engld, ct 60 stp 12), dies

Death
1970

Man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi

Event
1970

Vernon Patao, 141 lbs (64 kg) US weightlifter (alt-Olympics-1996)

Birth
1971

Shelly Hammonds, NFL safety (Minn Vikings)

Birth
1971

Todd Williams, US baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers)

Birth
1971

Jim Reid, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)

Birth
1971

Golfing VP Spiro Agnew hits 2 tee shots into crowd, injuring 2

Event
1971

12,000 South Vietnamese troops cross into Laos

Event
1971

Mats Sundin, Bromma SWE, NHL center (Team Sweden, Toronto Maple Leafs)

Birth
1972

Charlie Garner, NFL running back (Phila Eagles)

Birth
1972

Juha Ylonen, Helsinki FIN, NHL forward (Oly-Bronze-1998, Phoenix)

Birth
1972

11th Winter Olympic games close at Sapporo, Japan

Event
1972

"Grease" opens on Broadway

Event
1972

"1776" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,217 performances

Event
1973

Willie Smith, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1973

Musical "El Grande de Coca-Cola," premieres in NYC

Event
1973

US dollar devalues 10%

Event
1974

Anthony Mortas, hockey forward (Team France 1998)

Birth
1974

Dissident Nobel writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn expelled from USSR

Event
1974

"Rainbow Jones" opens and closes at Music Box Theater NYC

Event
1974

James "Cool Papa" Bell is named to baseball's Hall of Fame

Event
1975

Dagmar Godowsky, actress (Common Law, Red Lights), dies at 78

Death
1975

Eric Harding Thiman, composer, dies at 74

Death
1975

Henry P Van Dusen, US protestant theologist, dies at 77

Death
1975

Mark Gerald Keddell, Christchurch NZ, 200m (Olympics-96)

Birth