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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

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1983  Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74 on this day in history.  

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

1985  On this day in history express train derails in Ethiopia, kills at least 428  

1985  Carol Wayne, Johnny Carson's teatime movie hostess, dies at 42 on January - 13.  

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

1986  On January - 13 nCCA institutes eligibility requirements based on college exams  

1987  7 top New York Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each on this day in history.  

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

1987  E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies on this day in history.  

1988  On January - 13 chiang Ching-huo, president of Taiwan (1978-88), dies at 69  

1989  "Friday the 13th" virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain on this day in history.  

1989  On this day in history ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq  

1989  On January - 13 soap opera "Ryan's Hope" final episode after 13 year run  

1989  On January - 13 subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence  

1989  Joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1990  L. Douglas Wilder, the nation's first elected Afro-American govenor, is sworn in in Richmond, Virginia on this day in history.  

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  Soccer stadium riot in Orkney South Africa, at least 40 die on January - 13.  

1991  On this day in history uN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar meets with Saddam Hussein in Baghdad  

1992  On January - 13 japan formally apologizes for forcing thousands of Korean women to serve as sex slaves for Japanese troops during WWII.  

1992  On this day in history uS serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane  

1992  Josef Neckermann, German founder mail-order firm/travel bureau, dies on January - 13.  

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

1993  On this day in history rene Pleven, PM of France (1950-51, 51-52), dies  

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 this day in history.  

1994  On this day in history frederick William Sternfield, musicologist, dies at 79  

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 January - 13.  

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

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

1995  On this day in history arnold Smith, painter (Vigelius Prize 1935), dies at 89  

1998  CBS pays $4 billion to televise AFC games for 8-years on January - 13.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  On this day in history birth of king Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)  

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

1406  On January - 13 birth of matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)  

1505  On this day in history birth of joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)  

1562  On January - 13 birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

1596  Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter was born on January - 13.  

1610  Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665) was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC) on this day in history.  

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

0858  On this day in history aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies  

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

1049  On January - 13 derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle  

1138  Death of Simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076) on January - 13.  

1151  Death of Abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081) on this day in history.  

1177  On this day in history hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies  

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