On this day: February 13

POSTED: 10:42 PM PST Feb 12, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 12, 2016 

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 - Neverland Ranch
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1988: Michael Jackson buys a ranch in Santa Barbara County, California, that he names "Neverland," after the fantasy island in the story of "Peter Pan." The ranch became Jackson's home as well as his private amusement park, containing a floral clock, numerous statues of children and a petting zoo.


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