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On this day: February 13

POSTED: 10:42 PM PST Feb 12, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 12, 2014 

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 - Bruno Hauptmann
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1935: A jury in Flemington, N.J., finds Bruno Hauptmann guilty of extortion and murder in the 1932 kidnapping and killing of Charles Lindbergh Jr., the infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh. Hauptmann was immediately sentenced to death, which was carried out by electric chair on April 3, 1936.

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