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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

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1983  On January - 13 arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74  

1985  On this day in history 99-year-old Otto Bucher scores a hole-in-one at Spanish golf course  

1985  Express train derails in Ethiopia, kills at least 428 on this day in history.  

1985  On January - 13 carol Wayne, Johnny Carson's teatime movie hostess, dies at 42  

1986  On January - 13 bloody coup overthrows government of South Yemen  

1986  NCCA institutes eligibility requirements based on college exams on January - 13.  

1987  On January - 13 7 top New York Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each  

1987  W German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking on January - 13.  

1987  On this day in history e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies  

1988  Chiang Ching-huo, president of Taiwan (1978-88), dies at 69 on January - 13.  

1989  On January - 13 "Friday the 13th" virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain  

1989  On January - 13 ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq  

1989  Soap opera "Ryan's Hope" final episode after 13 year run on this day in history.  

1989  Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence on January - 13.  

1989  On January - 13 joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51  

1990  On January - 13 l. Douglas Wilder, the nation's first elected Afro-American govenor, is sworn in in Richmond, Virginia.  

1991  42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg South Africa on January - 13.  

1991  President Mario Soares of Portugal re-elected on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history soccer stadium riot in Orkney South Africa, at least 40 die  

1991  UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar meets with Saddam Hussein in Baghdad on January - 13.  

1992  On this day in history japan formally apologizes for forcing thousands of Korean women to serve as sex slaves for Japanese troops during WWII.  

1992  US serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane on this day in history.  

1992  Josef Neckermann, German founder mail-order firm/travel bureau, dies on this day in history.  

1993  STS-54 (Endeavour) launches into orbit on January - 13.  

1993  Rene Pleven, PM of France (1950-51, 51-52), dies on January - 13.  

1994  On January - 13 italian government of Ciampi resigns  

1994  Tonya Harding's bodyguard, Shawn Eric Eckardt &Derrick Brian Smith arrested &charged with conspiracy in attack of skater Nancy Kerrigan on January - 13.  

1994  Frederick William Sternfield, musicologist, dies at 79 on January - 13.  

1995  America3 becomes first all-female crew to win an America's Cup race on this day in history.  

1995  Lamberto Dini becomes prime minister of Italy on this day in history.  

1995  On January - 13 philippine authorities unearth a plot by militant Muslims to assassinate Pope John Paul II during his visit.  

1995  The National Hockey League teams unanimously ratify agreement to end the players strike on January - 13.  

1995  Arnold Smith, painter (Vigelius Prize 1935), dies at 89 on January - 13.  

1998  On January - 13 cBS pays $4 billion to televise AFC games for 8-years  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379) was born on this day in history.  

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

1406  Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile) was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 13 birth of maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665)  

1616  Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0086  On this day in history death of gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)  

0533  Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on this day in history.  

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

0888  On January - 13 charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies  

1049  Derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle on this day in history.  

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 January - 13 hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies  

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