On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • "Saratoga" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • France performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria

Famous Birthdays

  • Artur Yusupov, Russian chess player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Gary Patterson, American football coach and player, born in Rozel, Kansas
  • Kelly McCormick, US diver (Olympic silver 1984), born in Anaheim, California
  • Matt Salinger, American actor (Captain America, Deadly Deception), born in Windsor, Vermont
  • Michael Craig, English musician and DJ (Culture Club-Do You Want to Hurt Me), born in Hammersmith, London
  • Pierluigi Collina, Italian football referee, born in Bologna, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79