Historical Events For January - 13
Saturday, 25 March 2017
1959 On January - 13 king Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence
1960 On January - 13 sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83
1962 On January - 13 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 On January - 13 ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42
1963 AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14 on January - 13.
1963 Leonardus G Kortenhorst, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1964 Karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history uSS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown
1966 On January - 13 first black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)
1966 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on January - 13.
1967 On this day in history coup in Togo
1967 Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show on this day in history.
1968 On January - 13 "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances
1968 Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam on January - 13.
1968 Minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th) on January - 13.
1968 On January - 13 bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later
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 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 this day in history.
1978 On January - 13 hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn
1979 Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam on this day in history.
1979 YMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song on this day in history.
1979 Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 on this day in history.
1980 On January - 13 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 On January - 13 barbara Sonntag, Colorado, crochets record 147 stitches/minutes for 30 minutes
1981 Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1982 On January - 13 marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69