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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Monday, 30 May 2016

1983  Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74 on January - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

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 January - 13.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On January - 13 "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 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 January - 13.  

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

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

1991  On January - 13 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 this day in history.  

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

1992  US serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty but insane on this day in history.  

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

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

1993  Rene Pleven, PM of France (1950-51, 51-52), dies on January - 13.  

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 this day in history 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 January - 13.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 13

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

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

1138  Death of Simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076) on this day in history.  

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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