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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 - ASCAP
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1914: In New York City, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers is established to protect the copyrighted musical compositions of its members. ASCAP collects licensing fees from users of music created by ASCAP members, then distributes them back to its members as royalties.

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