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

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

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 January - 13.  

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 this day in history chiang Ching-huo, president of Taiwan (1978-88), dies at 69  

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

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

1989  On this day in history 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  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 January - 13.  

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

1991  Soccer stadium riot in Orkney South Africa, at least 40 die on January - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1992  On this day in history josef Neckermann, German founder mail-order firm/travel bureau, dies  

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

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

1994  On this day in history 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 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 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  On January - 13 birth of king Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)  

1381  St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) was born on January - 13.  

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

1596  Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter was born on this day in history.  

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

1616  On this day in history birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

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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 this day in history.  

0533  Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on January - 13.  

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

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 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  Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies on this day in history.  

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