Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Sunday, 31 July 2016
1959 On this day in history king Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence
1960 On this day in history sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83
1962 On this day in history comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles.
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 On January - 13 aFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14
1963 On this day in history leonardus G Kortenhorst, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 76
1964 On this day in history karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow
1964 On January - 13 uSS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown
1966 First black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD) on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 Coup in Togo on this day in history.
1967 Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show on January - 13.
1968 "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances on January - 13.
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 this day in history.
1969 Beatles release "Yellow Submarine" album on this day in history.
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 On January - 13 margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53
1978 Former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66 on January - 13.
1978 Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on January - 13.
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 On January - 13 donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33
1980 Head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium on January - 13.
1980 Togo's constitution becomes effective on January - 13.
1980 On January - 13 andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78
1981 Barbara Sonntag, Colorado, crochets record 147 stitches/minutes for 30 minutes on January - 13.
1981 On January - 13 emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83
1982 On January - 13 hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame
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 January - 13.
1982 On this day in history marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69