Historical Events For January - 13
Sunday, 22 January 2017
1959 King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence on this day in history.
1960 Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83 on January - 13.
1962 On this day in history comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles.
1962 On this day in history "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances
1962 On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42
1963 AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14 on this day in history.
1963 Leonardus G Kortenhorst, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1964 Karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow on January - 13.
1964 On January - 13 uSS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown
1966 On this day in history first black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)
1966 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1967 On January - 13 coup in Togo
1967 Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show on January - 13.
1968 On this day in history "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances
1968 On this day in history beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam
1968 Minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th) on this day in history.
1968 Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later on January - 13.
1969 On this day in history beatles release "Yellow Submarine" album
1969 On this day in history fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (Engld, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies
1971 Bernard "Heinz" Lammerding, Germ SS-gen/contractor (Tulle), dies at 65 on January - 13.
1976 Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 on January - 13.
1978 On January - 13 former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66.
1978 Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.
1979 Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam on January - 13.
1979 On January - 13 yMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song
1979 Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 on January - 13.
1980 On this day in history head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium
1980 Togo's constitution becomes effective on this day in history.
1980 Andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1981 Barbara Sonntag, Colorado, crochets record 147 stitches/minutes for 30 minutes on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83
1982 Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame on January - 13.
1982 Seventy-eight people die in Washington, D.C., when an Air Florida 737 crashes into a bridge after takeoff and falls into the Potomac River on this day in history.
1982 Marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69 on January - 13.