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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Friday, 19 December 2014

1959  King Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence on this day in history.  

1960  Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83 on January - 13.  

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 this day in history 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  On January - 13 karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow  

1964  USS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown on this day in history.  

1966  On January - 13 first black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)  

1966  On January - 13 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 January - 13.  

1968  "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances on January - 13.  

1968  On January - 13 beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam  

1968  Minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th) on this day in history.  

1968  Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later on this day in history.  

1969  On January - 13 beatles release "Yellow Submarine" album  

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  On this day in history former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66.  

1978  On January - 13 hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn, VP), dies at 66 in Waverly, Minn  

1979  Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1980  On January - 13 head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium  

1980  On January - 13 togo's constitution becomes effective  

1980  Andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78 on January - 13.  

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  On January - 13 hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame  

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  Marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  On January - 13 birth of king Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)  

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

1406  On this day in history birth of matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)  

1505  On January - 13 birth of joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)  

1562  On January - 13 birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

1596  On January - 13 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  Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic was born on January - 13.  

Famous Deaths In January - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0086  On January - 13 death of gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)  

0533  On January - 13 remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96  

0858  Aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies on this day in history.  

0888  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on January - 13.  

1049  Derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle on January - 13.  

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