Lindbergh Baby ( 1935 ) Bruno Hauptmann was convicted of the Lindbergh baby murder after the jury reached a guilty verdict
13th February ( 1945 ) : A massive air raid with hundreds of British bombers loaded with incendiaries and high-explosive bombs drop 1,478 tons of high-explosive bombs and 1,182 tons of incendiaries completely destroying the city of Dresden, in eastern Germany leaving between 35,000 and 135,000 civilian casualties.
13th February ( 1997 ) : The Dow Jones industrial average broke through the 7,000 barrier for the first time, closing at 7,022.44. During the next eleven years the DOW Jones doubled to over 14,000 but is now below 8,000
T-Bird 13th February ( 1958 ) A four-passenger Thunderbird was made by the Ford Company, and it was introduced on this day in 1958. This new version was called the “Square Bird”, and was considered to be a model of car that turned the Thunderbird from a sports car into a luxury car. This version of the Thunderbird is often even today referred to as the T-Bird. It is known as the epitome of 1950s culture, and has appeared in movies such as Grease and in music videos (i.e. Beach Boys “I get Around”).