Historical Events for 13th February 2019

1706 – Battle at Fraustadt: Swedish army beats Russia and Saksen
1920 – National Negro Baseball League organizes
1927 – Uprising against Portuguese regime of Gen Carmona defeated
1935 – Bruno Hauptmann found guilty of kidnap and murder of Lindbergh infant. He proclaimed his innocence to the end.
1945 – USSR captures Budapest, after a 49-day battle with Germany; 159,000 die
1954 – Frank Selvey scores 100 points for Furman beating Newberry 149-95
1970 – 16th National Film Awards (India): “Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne” wins the Golden Lotus
1978 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1993 – Merlene Ottey runs world record 200m indoor (21.87 sec)
1997 – Joseph Stiglitz becomes Chief Economist of the World Bank

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