Historical Events In January - 13
Thursday, 19 April 2018
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 Comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles on January - 13.
1962 On January - 13 "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances
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 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 On this day in history uSS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown
1966 First black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD) on January - 13.
1966 On January - 13 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 Coup in Togo on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history 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 January - 13.
1968 Minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th) on this day in history.
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 Fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (Engld, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1978 Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 On January - 13 emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83
1982 Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame on this day in history.
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 On this day in history marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69