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Calendar for February 13th, 2014

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1588: Astronomer Tycho Brahe outlined his solar system structure

1867: Strauss's Blue Danube premiered in Vienna

1875: First U.S. quintuplets born, in Watertown, Wisconsin

Born 1885: Bess Truman (U.S. First Lady)

1914: The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) established

Born 1923: Chuck Yeager (pilot)

Born 1934: George Segal (actor)

Born 1942: Peter Tork (musician)

Born 1950: Peter Gabriel (musician)

1959: The first Barbie dolls went on sale

Born 1974: Robbie Williams (singer)

Died 1976: Lily Pons (soprano)

Born 1980: Kristy Powell (Olympic gymnast)

1988: Winter Olympics began, Calgary, Alberta

2000: The last original Peanuts comic strip ran in newspapers

Died 2002: Waylon Jennings (singer)

Died 2002: Pauline Trigere (fashion designer)

2002: Former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani received an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II

Died 2014: Ralph Waite (actor; best known as John Walton on The Waltons)

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