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 - Cotton Mather
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1728: Puritan minister Cotton Mather, best remembered for his role in the Salem witch trials, dies at the age of 65.

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