On This Day

February 13, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Discovery captures Hubble Space Telescope

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joseph Stiglitz becomes Chief Economist of the World Bank

Economist Joseph Stiglitz
Joseph Stiglitz

Birthdays in History

  • Michael Jackson Jr., son of Michael Jackson, born in Beverly Hills, California

Deaths in History

  • Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (nonlinear functional analysis), dies at 76