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On this day: February 13

POSTED: 1:42 AM Feb 13 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Feb 13 2015

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 - Vega rocket
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2012: The European Space Agency conducts the first launch of the European Vega rocket from Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The four-stage rocket was designed to give Europe a vehicle for scientific satellite missions. The first rocket carried nine scientific satellites into space.

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