Historical Events Happened In January - 13
Wednesday, 04 May 2016
1959 On January - 13 king Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence
1960 Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83 on January - 13.
1962 Comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles on January - 13.
1962 "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances on January - 13.
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 Leonardus G Kortenhorst, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 76 on January - 13.
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 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 On January - 13 rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show
1968 "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City NY after 293 performances on this day in history.
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 On January - 13 bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later
1969 On January - 13 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 Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1978 On January - 13 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 On this day in history charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam
1979 On January - 13 yMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song
1979 Donny Hathaway, Chicago Ill, rocker (Ghetto), commits suicide at 33 on January - 13.
1980 Head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium on this day in history.
1980 Togo's constitution becomes effective on January - 13.
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 this day in history emiel van Hemeldonck, Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at 83
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 this day in history.