Historical Events For January - 13
Thursday, 14 December 2017
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 Comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles on January - 13.
1962 On this day in history "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 January - 13.
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 On January - 13 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 this day in history.
1966 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 Coup in Togo on January - 13.
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 January - 13.
1968 Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)
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 January - 13.
1969 On this day in history fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (Engld, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies
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 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 January - 13.
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 Head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium on January - 13.
1980 Togo's constitution becomes effective on this day in history.
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 On January - 13 emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83
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 January - 13.
1982 On January - 13 marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69