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

1985  On January - 13 express train derails in Ethiopia, kills at least 428  

1985  Carol Wayne, Johnny Carson's teatime movie hostess, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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

1986  On this day in history 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  On January - 13 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  "Friday the 13th" virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain on this day in history.  

1989  Ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq on January - 13.  

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

1989  On this day in history subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence  

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

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

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

1991  President Mario Soares of Portugal re-elected on January - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1992  On January - 13 josef Neckermann, German founder mail-order firm/travel bureau, dies  

1993  On January - 13 sTS-54 (Endeavour) launches into orbit  

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  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 January - 13.  

1995  Lamberto Dini becomes prime minister of Italy on January - 13.  

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

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

1995  Arnold Smith, painter (Vigelius Prize 1935), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In January - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  On January - 13 birth of king Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)  

1381  On January - 13 birth of st Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares)  

1406  On this day in history birth of matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)  

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

1562  Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601) was born on this day in history.  

1596  On this day in history birth of jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter  

1610  Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665) was born on January - 13.  

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

0888  Charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies on this day in history.  

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

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  Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on January - 13.