Historical Events For January - 13
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
1959 On January - 13 king Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence
1960 Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 January - 13.
1963 On January - 13 aFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14
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 USS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown on this day in history.
1966 First black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD) on January - 13.
1966 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history coup in Togo
1967 Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show on this day in history.
1968 "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (Engld, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies
1971 On January - 13 bernard "Heinz" Lammerding, Germ SS-gen/contractor (Tulle), dies at 65
1976 Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1978 Former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66 on this day in history.
1978 Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on January - 13.
1979 Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam on January - 13.
1979 On this day in history 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 January - 13.
1980 On this day in history andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78
1981 Barbara Sonntag, Colorado, crochets record 147 stitches/minutes for 30 minutes on January - 13.
1981 Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83 on January - 13.
1982 Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame on January - 13.
1982 On this day in history 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.