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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Sunday, 31 August 2014

1959  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances  

1962  On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

1963  AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14 on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history leonardus G Kortenhorst, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 76  

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 this day in history.  

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  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  Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history 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  Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.  

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  Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379) was born on this day in history.  

1381  On this day in history birth of st Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)  

1406  Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile) was born on this day in history.  

1505  On this day in history birth of joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)  

1562  On this day in history birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

1596  On this day in history birth of jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter  

1610  On this day in history birth of maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)  

1616  On this day in history birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Famous Deaths In January - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0086  On this day in history death of gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)  

0533  Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on this day in history.  

0858  On this day in history aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies  

0888  On this day in history charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies  

1049  On this day in history derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle  

1138  On this day in history death of simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)  

1151  Death of Abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081) on this day in history.  

1177  On this day in history hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies