Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Thursday, 28 May 2015
1959 King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence on January - 13.
1960 On this day in history 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 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 January - 13.
1964 Karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow on this day in history.
1964 USS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown on January - 13.
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 this day in history.
1967 On January - 13 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 January - 13.
1968 Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam on January - 13.
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 January - 13.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium
1980 On this day in history togo's constitution becomes effective
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 January - 13.
1981 Emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1982 Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame on January - 13.
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 January - 13 marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69