Historical Events for 13th February 2022

1706 – Battle at Fraustadt: Swedish army beats Russia and Saxon forces, one of Swedish’s Greatest victories in the Great Northern War
1786 – Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia
1899 – -1°F (-18°C) New Orleans, La
1943 – Women’s US Marine Corps created
1955 – Israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls
1970 – Man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi
1977 – “Robber Bridegroom” closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 145 performances
1984 – 6 year old Texan Stormie Jones gets 1st heart and liver transplant
2008 – Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd makes an historic apology to Indigenous Australians, especially to the Stolen Generations who suffered forced child removal and assimilation
2009 – The Dutch Statistics agency confirms the Netherlands are in recession

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