History -13 February 2019

Important events of February 13

  • 1542 – Queen of England Katharine Hawaii was killed.
  • 1575 – Coronation of King Henry III of France in Reims.
  • 1601 – John Lancaster led the first journey of the East India Company in London.
  • 1633 – Italian astronomer Galileo was arrested for reaching Rome.
  • 1688 – Spain accepts the Portuguese as a separate nation.
  • 1689 – William and Mary declared England the joint ruler
  • 1693 – William & Mary College Open in Virginia, USA
  • 1713 – Sultan Jindar Shah of Delhi was strangled.
  • 1739 – In the battle of Karnal, Nadir Shah’s army defeated the army of Mughal ruler Muhammad Shah.
  • 1788 – Warren Hastings sued for excesses in India in England
  • 1795 – First US Open in the University of North Carolina in the US
  • 1820 – Duke of Berry, the French Takht claimant, was killed.
  • 1856 – Occupation of East India Company including Awadh along with Lucknow.
  • 1861 – French II of Naples puts weapons ahead of Giuseppe Garibaldi.
  • 1880 – Thomas Edison reinforces the Edison Effect.
  • 1920 – The Negro National League of baseball was established in America.
  • 1931 – New Delhi was declared the capital of India.
  • 1941 – Nazis invade German Jewish Council in Germany
  • 1945 – Soviet occupation of Hungary capital of Budapest after the 49-day war with Germany ended in which one lakh 59 thousand people were killed.
  • 1959 – The sale of children’s favorite Barbie doll began.
  • 1966 – Soviet Union conducted nuclear tests in East Kazakhstan.
  • 1974 – Unsatisfied Nobel Laureate Alexander Søldjenitsyn was released from the Soviet Union.
  • 1975 – Turkey establishes separate administration in the northern part of Cyprus.
  • 1984 – Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi launched the Mumbai-based Mazgaon Dock for the Navy.
  • 1988 – Hundreds of people were injured in the campaign of opposition activists to remove President Hussain Muhammad Ershad in Bangladesh.
  • 1989 – Soviet soldier started withdrawing from Afghanistan.
  • 1990 – US, UK and France agree to re-integrate Germany.
  • 1991 – American fighter planes destroyed many bunkers in Baghdad, killing hundreds of soldiers.
  • 2001 – The first unmanned vehicle on the asteroid ‘Eros’ has landed in space.
  • 2001 – At least 400 people died in the 6.6-magnitude earthquake in Central American country El Salvador.
  • 2002 – Chief accused of Pearl kidnapping case arrested in Omar Sheikh Lahore
  • 2002 – 117 killed in plane crash in Iran
  • 2003 – Yash Chopra gets Dadasaheb Phalke Award
  • 2004 – Indian team wins gold medal in Tenth Asian Shooting Championship in Kuala Lumpur
  • 2005 – In the first election after Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the victory of the Shia Islamic Front.
  • 2007 – North Korea agreed on closure of nuclear program.
  • 2008 – Pakistan successfully test-fired missile Gaznavi successfully.
  • 2009- Presenting the 2009-10 Interim Railway Budget in Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav
  • 2009 – Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly presented a budget deficit of Rs. 12,094 crore for the financial year 2009-10.
  • 2010 – Nine people, including five women and a foreign nation were killed and 53 others injured in the evening bomb blast near the prayer site of the Jews in Pune, Maharashtra.
  • 2014 – 14 people were killed and 17 injured in an explosion in an illegal gambling house in Kali city of China.

The person born on February 13

  • 1879 – Sarojini Naidu (India Nightingale) – Freedom Fighter (Death – 1949).
  • 1911 – Faiz Ahmad Faiz – The famous poet, who is known for his matchmaking in the revolutionary compositions (Incllabi and Romantic).
  • 1915 – Gopal Prasad Vyas – One of India’s famous poets, writers and writers.
  • 1916 – Jagjit Singh Arora Commander of Indian Army
  • 1944 – Oduoville Unnikrishnan – Indian actor (Death – 2006)
  • 1945 – Vinod Mehra – Actor of Indian Cinema
  • 1958 – Rashmi Prabha – Contemporary Poetry
  • 1959 – Kamlesh Bhatt Kamal – Contemporary poet
  • 1995 – Varun Bhati – India’s high jump player

Death on February 13

  • 1918 – Sir Sundar Lal – was a well-known legal luminary and public worker.
  • 1974 – Ustad Amir Khan – Famous singer of Indian classical music (born-1912).
  • 2000 – Peanuts
  •   The death of Charles Schultz, the creator of the Atomic Strip.
  • 2008 – Rajendra Nath – was a comedian of Hindi cinema.
  • 2015 – Dr. Tulsiram – In the dalit writing, he was a literary figure.

Important Events and Festivals of February 13

  • India Kokila Mrs Sarojini Nayudu Jayanti
  • World Radio Day
  • Productivity Week 12 to 18 February