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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

1959  On January - 13 king Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence  

1960  Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83 on January - 13.  

1962  Comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles on January - 13.  

1962  "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances on January - 13.  

1962  Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 on this day in history.  

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 January - 13.  

1964  Karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow on January - 13.  

1964  USS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown on this day in history.  

1966  On January - 13 first black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)  

1966  On January - 13 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1967  On this day in history coup in Togo  

1967  On January - 13 rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show  

1968  "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances on this day in history.  

1968  On January - 13 beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam  

1968  Minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th) on this day in history.  

1968  On January - 13 bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later  

1969  On January - 13 beatles release "Yellow Submarine" album  

1969  Fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (Engld, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies on this day in history.  

1971  Bernard "Heinz" Lammerding, Germ SS-gen/contractor (Tulle), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1976  Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1978  On January - 13 former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66.  

1978  On January - 13 hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

1979  On this day in history charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam  

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  Head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium on this day in history.  

1980  Togo's constitution becomes effective on January - 13.  

1980  Andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history barbara Sonntag, Colorado, crochets record 147 stitches/minutes for 30 minutes  

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  On January - 13 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.  

1982  Marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379) was born on January - 13.  

1381  St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) was born on January - 13.  

1406  Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile) was born on this day in history.  

1505  On January - 13 birth of joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)  

1562  On January - 13 birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

1596  Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter was born on January - 13.  

1610  Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665) was born on January - 13.  

1616  On January - 13 birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Famous Deaths In January - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0086  On January - 13 death of gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)  

0533  Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on January - 13.  

0858  On January - 13 aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies  

0888  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on January - 13.  

1049  On this day in history derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle  

1138  On this day in history death of simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)  

1151  On this day in history death of abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)  

1177  Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on this day in history.  

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