13 February

1945 : Bombing of Dresden

On February 13, 1945, a massive raid of hundreds of British bombers dropped 2660 tons of bombs on Dresden in Germany destroying the city and killing tens of thousands of people.

1960 : 4th Atomic Power

On 13 February 1960, France became the fourth nuclear power after its nuclear test at Reggane in the Algerian desert.

1984 : Konstantin Chernenko

On February 13, 1984, Konstantin Chernenko succeeded Yuri Andropov as head of the Soviet Union.

1988 : Winter Olympics Games opened in Calgary

On February 13, 1988, the XVth Olympic Winter Games were opened in Calgary. During these games, the public will met the Jamaican team of 4-man bobsled which will be made famous by the film Cool Runnings.

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Chuck Yeager
Rules are made for people who aren't willing to make up their own.

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tienne Franois Geoffroy, French chemist (1672)
Peter Gustav Dirichlet, German mathematician (1805)
Heinrich Caro, German chemist (1834)
Paul Deschanel, President of the French Republic (1855)
Sarojini Naidu, Indian politician, Freedom fighter (The Nightingale of India) (1879)
George Papandreou, Prime Minister of Greece (1888)
Georges Simenon, Belgian writer (1903)
Chuck Yeager, US Army fighter and test pilot (1923)
Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French journalist (1924)
Emanuel Ungaro, French fashion designer (1933)
Kim Novak, American actress (1933)
Paul Biya, President of the Republic of Cameroon (1933)
Beate Klarsfeld, German Nazi hunter (1939)
Stockard Channing, American actress (1944)
Jerry Springer, American television host (1944)
Peter Gabriel, English musician (1950)
Matt Salinger, American actor (1960)
Stephen G. Bowen, American astronaut (1964)
Robbie Williams, English singer (1974)
Sebastian Kehl, German football player (1980)
Luiso, Brazilian footballer (1981)

Ils nous ont quitt un 13 February

Catherine Howard, 5th wife of Henry VIII of England (1542)
Richard Wagner, German composer (1883)
Epitcio Pessoa, Brazilian president (1942)
Josephine Tey, English writer (1952)
David Janssen, American actor (1980)
Martin Balsam, American actor (1996)
Roger Voisin, Trumpet player (2008)

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Remove your rings in the evening

If you have trouble removing your rings at night, put your hands under cold water before rubbing your fingers with cleansing milk : the rings will be easily removed.


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