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Today In History by Akingd3rd(m): 3:20pm On Feb 13
On This Day: February 13, 2018

Birthdays:
1728 John Hunter, Scottish surgeon
1901 Georges Simenon, Belgian novelist
1933 Kim Novak, American actress
1934 George Segal, American film actor
1938 Oliver Reed, British born film actor
1950 Peter Gabriel, British pop musician
1956 Liam Brady, Footballer

Events:
1689 William of Orange ascended to the British throne
1883 Richard Wagner, the German composer, died
1886 The American James Younger gang robbed its first bank in Missouri
1945 The RAF and USAF mounted a three wave bombing attack on the German city of Dresden
1960 The French test detonated their first atomic bomb in the Sahara
1973 Murtala Mohammed was killed in traffic on his way to work.
1974 The Russian novelist, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, was expelled from the USSR
1976
General Murtala Mohammed is killed in a coup attempt led by Lt. Colonel B.S.Dirnka, Head of the Army's Physical Training Corps and other officers. General Obasanjo takes over as Head of State.
1981 Some Nigerian students attack and damage the African section of the Nigerian High Commission building in London over the non-payment of their bursary awards.
1985 Former Governor Abdul Dawakin Tofa of Kano state is jailed 42 years by the Kaduna Military Tribunal.
1985 Four men in the botched kidnap of Umaru Dikko are found guilty and sentenced by the Old Bailey, London. Mohammed Yusuf, the Nigerian alleged to be involved in
the operation, gets 12 years.
1987 During the property boom, an area the size of a cupboard opposite Harrods was worth 36,500 pounds

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