What Happened on February 13, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • American Dorothy Hamill wins Olympic figure-skating gold in Innsbruck, Austria
  • Peter Casserly of NZ hand-sheers record 353 lambs in 9 hours

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Padden, Canadian musician (Annihilator)
  • Feist, Canadian singer and songwriter
  • Martin Sastre, Uruguayan artist

Famous Deaths

  • General Murtala Mohammed, head of Nigeria, killed during a coup
  • Lily Pons, French/US soprano/opera diva (Met Opera), dies at 71