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It happened on a… February 13

2021

Former US President Donald Trump acquitted in second Senate impeachment trial on charge of incitement of insurrection.

2019

NASA confirms Mars Opportunity rover’s mission has ended after 15 years due to a sandstorm damaging its communications.

2012

Adele won all six categories she was nominated for at this years Grammy Awards. The British singer won song of the year for ‘Rolling In the Deep’,

2000

The last original “Peanuts” comic strip appears in newspapers one day after Charles M. Schulz dies.

1988

Calgary plays host to over 1,800 athletes from 57 countries as the 15th Winter Olympics opening ceremonies take place in Olympic Plaza.

1985

Denis Lortie found guilty of first-degree murder of 3 Quebec National Assembly workers in his machine gun attack of May, 1984; the Canadian Armed Forces corporal sprayed the chamber with bullets before being calmed.

1982

Pink Floyd’s album “Dark Side of the Moon” marks 402 weeks in the album charts.

1972

XI Winter Olympic Games close at Sapporo, Japan.

1959

First Barbie Doll goes on sale.

1917

Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari is arrested in Paris on suspicion that she is a German spy.

1866

Jesse James holds up his first bank, stealing $15,000 from the Clay County Savings Association in Liberty, Missouri.

1861

Abraham Lincoln declared US President in Washington, D.C..

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