February 13th

 

 

 

 

February 13, 1883

Wilhelm Richard Wagner dies. He was a German composer and famous for his operas.Perhaps  his most well-known works is  the magnificent Die Walkure” (The  Ride of Valkyries).

 

 

February 13, 1894

The Lumiere brothers patent the cinematographe, a machine that combines movie camera  and projector.

 

 

February 13, 1931

New Delhi becomes the capital of India.

 

 

February 13, 1950

Peter Gabriel is born.  He is an English musician, former member of the Genesis band.

 

 

 

 

February 13, 1970

Black Sabbath release one of their most successful album Black Sabbath.

 

 

February 13, 2000

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

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