Historical Events For January - 13
Friday, 28 April 2017
1959 King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence on January - 13.
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 this day in history.
1962 "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances on this day in history.
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 January - 13.
1963 On January - 13 leonardus G Kortenhorst, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 76
1964 On this day in history karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow
1964 USS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown on January - 13.
1966 On this day in history first black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)
1966 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 On January - 13 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 January - 13.
1968 Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam on this day in history.
1968 On January - 13 minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)
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 Fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (Engld, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 January - 13.
1979 On this day in history charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam
1979 On this day in history 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 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 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 this day in history.
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