This Day in History on 13th February

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 13th February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

World Radio Day

Important Events

2010 – A bomb explodes in the city of Pune, Maharashtra, India, killing 17 and injuring 60 more.

2011 – For the first time in more than 100 years the Umatilla, an American Indian tribe, are able to hunt and harvest a bison just outside Yellowstone National Park, restoring a centuries-old tradition guaranteed by a treaty signed in 1855.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1835 – Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indian religious leader (d. 1908)

1879 – Sarojini Naidu, Indian poet and activist (d. 1949)

1911 – Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Indian-Pakistani poet and journalist (d. 1984)

Death/ Death Anniversary

2014 – Balu Mahendra, Sri Lankan-Indian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (b. 1939)

2016 – O. N. V. Kurup, Indian poet and academic (b. 1931)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History