On This Day

February 13, 1960 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • France becomes the 4th nuclear nation by exploding the 70 kilo-ton "Gerboise Bleue" atomic bomb in the French Algerian Sahara desert [1]
  • France performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria

Birthdays in History

  • Pierluigi Collina, Italian football referee, born in Bologna, Italy

Deaths in History

  • Delmar G Roos, designer of jeep, dies at 79
1960 in History