On this day: February 13

Published On: Feb 13 2013 12:42:10 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 13 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Bruno Hauptmann is convicted in the Lindbergh baby case, France tests a nuclear weapon, and the last "Peanuts" comic strip runs, all on this day.

OTD February 13 - Cotton Mather
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1728: Puritan minister Cotton Mather, best remembered for his role in the Salem witch trials, dies at the age of 65.

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