On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 2007

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Taiwan opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou resigns as chairman of the Kuomintang party after being indicted by Taiwan High Prosecutors Office on charges of embezzlement when mayor of Taipei; Ma also announces his candidacy for 2008 presidential election.

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Norwood, American politician (b. 1941)
  • Elizabeth Jolley, British-born Australian writer (Palomino), dies at 83
  • Johanna Sällström, Swedish actress (b. 1974)
  • Richard Gordon Wakeford, Air Marshal, Royal Air Force (b. 1922)