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Historical Events For January - 13

Sunday, 26 February 2017

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 January - 13.  

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

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

1986  Bloody coup overthrows government of South Yemen on this day in history.  

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

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

1987  On January - 13 w German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking  

1987  On January - 13 e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies  

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

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

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

1989  Soap opera "Ryan's Hope" final episode after 13 year run on January - 13.  

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

1989  Joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51 on January - 13.  

1990  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1991  On January - 13 president Mario Soares of Portugal re-elected  

1991  Soccer stadium riot in Orkney South Africa, at least 40 die on this day in history.  

1991  UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar meets with Saddam Hussein in Baghdad on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1993  STS-54 (Endeavour) launches into orbit on this day in history.  

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

1994  Italian government of Ciampi resigns on January - 13.  

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

1994  Frederick William Sternfield, musicologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1995  On January - 13 america3 becomes first all-female crew to win an America's Cup race  

1995  On this day in history lamberto Dini becomes prime minister of Italy.  

1995  Philippine authorities unearth a plot by militant Muslims to assassinate Pope John Paul II during his visit on this day in history.  

1995  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 13

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1381  St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) was born on this day in history.  

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

1505  Joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg) was born on this day in history.  

1562  On this day in history birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

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.  

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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 January - 13.  

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

0858  Aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies on January - 13.  

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 January - 13.  

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

1151  On this day in history death of abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)  

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

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