February 13

1866

The gang that included Jesse James and Cole Younger committed their first bank robbery in Liberty, Mo.

1867

Johann Strauss's Blue Danube waltz premiered in Vienna.

1935

Bruno Hauptmann was found guilty of murder in the Lindbergh kidnapping case.

1960

France exploded its first atomic bomb.

1974

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, who won the 1970 Nobel Prize for literature, was deported from the Soviet Union.

2002

The French judge was accused of throwing the pairs skating decision to the Russians at the Olympics.

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