Events, February 13th

1542 – Catherine Howard was executed for adultery. She was the fifth wife of England’s King Henry VIII.

1914 – The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (known as ASCAP) was formed in New York City. The society was founded to protect the copyrighted musical compositions of its members.

1960 – France detonated its first atomic bomb.

1972 – Led Zeppelin was forced to cancel a concert in Singapore when officials wouldn’t let them off the plane because of their long hair.

1990 – In Ottawa, the United States and its European allies forged an agreement with the Soviet Union and East Germany on a two-stage formula to reunite Germany.

2000 – Charles Schulz’s last original Sunday “Peanuts” comic strip appeared in newspapers. Schulz had died the day before. (Image: time.com)

2005 – Ray Charles won eight posthumous Grammy awards for his final album, “Genius Loves Company”.

2008 – Hollywood writers ended a 100-day strike.

(Sources: on-this-day)

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