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.