Historical Events For January - 13
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
1959 On this day in history king Boudouin promises Belgian Congo independence
1960 Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Ital poet (Una Donna), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1962 Comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles on this day in history.
1962 On January - 13 "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances
1962 On January - 13 ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42
1963 AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14 on this day in history.
1963 On January - 13 leonardus G Kortenhorst, Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 76
1964 On January - 13 karol Wojtyla becomes archbishop of Krakow
1964 On January - 13 uSS Manley evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown
1966 On this day in history first black selected for Presidential cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)
1966 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on January - 13.
1967 On this day in history coup in Togo
1967 On January - 13 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 this day in history.
1968 Minnesota North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th) on January - 13.
1968 On this day in history bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later
1969 Beatles release "Yellow Submarine" album on this day in history.
1969 Fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (Engld, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history bernard "Heinz" Lammerding, Germ SS-gen/contractor (Tulle), dies at 65
1976 Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1978 Former U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dies in Waverly, Minnesota, at age 66 on this day in history.
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 January - 13.
1980 Head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium on January - 13.
1980 On this day in history togo's constitution becomes effective
1980 Andre Kostelanetz, Russian conductor, dies at 78 on January - 13.
1981 On January - 13 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 Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame on January - 13.
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 this day in history marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69