Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
1959 King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence on this day in history.
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 On January - 13 ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42
1963 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On January - 13 rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show
1968 On this day in history "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances
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 January - 13.
1968 On January - 13 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 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 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 January - 13.
1978 On this day in history hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn
1979 Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam on January - 13.
1979 YMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song on January - 13.
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 On January - 13 andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78
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 this day in history.
1982 Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame on January - 13.
1982 On January - 13 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 January - 13.