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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

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1983  On this day in history arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74  

1985  99-year-old Otto Bucher scores a hole-in-one at Spanish golf course on January - 13.  

1985  Express train derails in Ethiopia, kills at least 428 on January - 13.  

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

1986  On this day in history bloody coup overthrows government of South Yemen  

1986  NCCA institutes eligibility requirements based on college exams on this day in history.  

1987  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

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  Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg South Africa  

1991  On this day in history president Mario Soares of Portugal re-elected  

1991  On January - 13 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  Japan formally apologizes for forcing thousands of Korean women to serve as sex slaves for Japanese troops during WWII on January - 13.  

1992  On January - 13 uS serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane  

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

1993  On this day in history sTS-54 (Endeavour) launches into orbit  

1993  On January - 13 rene Pleven, PM of France (1950-51, 51-52), dies  

1994  Italian government of Ciampi resigns on this day in history.  

1994  On this day in history tonya Harding's bodyguard, Shawn Eric Eckardt &Derrick Brian Smith arrested &charged with conspiracy in attack of skater Nancy Kerrigan  

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

1995  On this day in history america3 becomes first all-female crew to win an America's Cup race  

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  The National Hockey League teams unanimously ratify agreement to end the players strike on this day in history.  

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

1998  CBS pays $4 billion to televise AFC games for 8-years on this day in history.  

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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 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  Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) was born on January - 13.  

1562  Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601) was born on January - 13.  

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 January - 13.  

1616  On January - 13 birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

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 January - 13.  

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

0888  On this day in history 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 January - 13 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  Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on this day in history.