On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd makes an historic apology to the Indigenous Australians and the Stolen Generations.
  • The LZR Racer Suit is unveiled in NYC; line of competition swimsuits made by Speedo using high-tech fabric of woven elastane-nylon & polyurethane; times went down dramatically; rules changed 2010

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Salvador, French Caribbean singer, dies at 90
  • Roger Voisin, Trumpet player, Boston Symphony (b. 1918)