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 This day in History - February 13
409 Historic Events for February 13
1905

-40øF (-40øC) Lebanon, Kansas (state record)

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1905

-29øF (-34øC) Pond, Arkansas (state record)

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1907

English suffragettes storm British Parliament and 60 women are arrested

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1907

Marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer, dies at 59

Death
1908

Pauline Frederick, journalist/correspondent (UN, NBC TV)

Birth
1908

Gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer

Birth
1908

Sulo Nurmela, Finland, 4 X 100K relay skier (Olympic-gold-1936)

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1910

William B Shockley, London, US physicist (Nobel 1956), racist

Birth
1911

Jean Muir Fullarton, actress

Birth
1912

Margaretta Scott, actress (Crescendo, Where's Charley, Counterblast)

Birth
1912

England regains cricket's Ashes

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1912

Jose de Capriles, US, fencer (Olympic-1936, 48, 52)

Birth
1912

French J Van den Brande, Flemish actor

Birth
1913

Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant

Birth
1913

Guiseppe Dossetti, politician/priest

Birth
1914

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers-ASCAP forms in NYC

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1914

George Kleinsinger, San Bernardino CA, composer (Tubby the Tuba)

Birth
1914

Earl Cadogan, British large landowner (Military Cross)

Birth
1915

Lyle Betther, Phila, actor (Harry-Grand Jury, Lone Ranger)

Birth
1916

James Griffith, LA Calif, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)

Birth
1917

Polly Rose, actress (Myrtle-Love That Jill)

Birth
1917

Joel Angel, Russian musicologist/composer, dies at 48

Death
1918

Helen Stephens, Fulton Mo, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1936)

Birth
1918

Patty Berg, Minneapolis MN, LPGA golfer (1938 US Amateur)

Birth
1919

Joan Edwards, NYC, vocalist (Joan Edwards Show)

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