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 This day in History - February 13
409 Historic Events for February 13
1919

Tennessee Ernie Ford, Bristol Tn, country vocalist/actor (pea picker)

Birth
1919

Eddie Robinson, winningest college football coach (Grambling)

Birth
1920

National Negro Baseball League organizes

Event
1920

Switzerland rejoin League of Nations

Event
1920

League of Nations recognizes perpetual neutrality of Switzerland

Event
1920

Bryant Boudleaux, Shellman Ga, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)

Birth
1920

Eileen Farrell, Willimantic Conn, opera soprano (Interrupted Melody)

Birth
1921

Willem P C Knuttel, Dutch bibliography/librarian, dies at 67

Death
1921

Henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist

Birth
1921

Zao-Wou-Ki, Chinese/French painter/graphic artist

Birth
1922

Lord Pym of Sandy, British minister of foreign affairs

Birth
1923

Chuck Yeagar, US test pilot (1st man to break sound barrier)

Birth
1923

1st Black pro Basketball team, "Renaissance," organizes

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1924

King Tut's tomb opened

Event
1924

Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician

Birth
1925

Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author

Birth
1925

US Congress makes Surpreme Court appeal more difficult

Event
1925

Gene Ames, singer

Birth
1926

Barney Childs, composer

Birth
1927

Brooks Adams, US philosopher (New Empire), dies at 78

Death
1927

Harry Wich, Dutch set designer

Birth
1927

Uprising against Portuguese regime of Gen Carmona defeated

Event
1929

Cruiser Act: OKs construction of 19 new cruisers and an aircraft carrier

Event
1929

Vladimir Mayakofsky's "Klop," premieres in Moscow

Event
1929

Omar Torrijos Herrera, president Panama

Birth