This Date in History Calendar- February 13

In civil rights, Cold War, Crime, History, nukes, Sports, Technology, World War II on February 12, 2008 by Editor Z

The Negro National League was created in 1920.

Courtesy:, wikipedia, History Channel

1866: In Liberty, Missouri notorious outlaw Jesse James and his gang conduct the first peacetime armed bank robbery in U.S History.

1880: Inventor Thomas Edison observes ‘the Edison effect’.

1920: The Negro National League is founded.

1932: Brunno Hauptman is found gulity by a jury in New Jersey, for the 1932 abduction and murder of Charles Lindberg’s infant son.

1945: During World War II, the German city of Dresden is bombed by the Royal Air Force.

1960: France tests its first nuclear bomb.

1971: Along with American aid, air support, and armaments, South Vietnamese forces invade neighboring Laos.

1984: Following the death of Yuri Andropov in the Soviet Union, Konstantin Chercenko suceedes him as General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party.



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